Kalan Info. by Mazhar Tarar
My village is located in South-West part of District Mandi
bahauddin in Tehsil Phalia. Its a historical village whose roots go back to
Mughal period. This village is divided in two parts, one is called Dhunni Kalan
and other called Dhunni Khurd. Population (inhabitants) of the Dhunni Kalan is
approximately 4000 people.
History & Founder of
It was name of a woman called Dhunni. They were two sisters and
two brothers. In river Chenab, there was one Waan, there used to live Sikh
families. Presently there are 4 villages with names of these two sisters and
two brothers. The sister names were Dhunni and Chytoo and two brothers called
Dhala and Mehr Kot. These all villages basically belong to Tarar Family. Other
families in village Dhunni Kalan are Virk who came from nearby town Mianwal,
Aghraa family and Gondal families live here too. Gondal families came from
Rehrka. There are 3 main Parts (Mohullas) and braudaries in this village:
§ Rasul Bakhish s/o Ghulam Muhammad Tarar (called Pir Muhammad ki
Wand). Rasul Bakhish was Zaildaar of this village (In old times , those person
who had more lands than others called Zaildar of the village). Also one other
famous person of this Wand was Chairman Ghulam Rasul s/o Ghulam Qadir Tarar.
§ Muhkum din ki Wand ( Wand means parts of the family)
§ Muhammad Inayat ki Wand.
These all 3 were the sons of Dhunni. Pir Muhammad was very
famous in all area due to his social work and hospitability. Other social
personalities of this village are.
Sadiq Numbardar s/o Rasul Bakhish. In Muhkum ki Wand , there were Ghulam Qadir
s/o Chanan Tarar famous for his generacity and social work. Now a days his son
Muhammad Akram Tarar ex. Chairman is fully involved in social activies of the
village. In Anayat ki Wand, now a days Mukhtar Ahmed and Parvaiz Ahmed who are
sons of Fazal Karim tarar are famous for social work of the village.
Its boundries touch with Dhunni Khurd in South, with Mehr Kot in
northwest, with Chaytoo in South-west, with Bhua Hasan in South and Dhala
Shaheed in west.Village.people are polite and hardworking. It is considered as
example for its extra ordinary economic progress in the nearby villages.
Source of income of the
Agriculture is the main source of income.some people are also in
government jobs and working abroad.
Personalities of the Village:
1.Sajid Mehmood s/o Ghulam Muhammad Tarar Advocate
2.Naeem s/o Nazir Ahmed Tarar. Advocate
3.Saleem s/o Nazir Ahmed Tarar. Advocate
Ahmed s/o Riaz Ahmed Mouchi Advocate
5.Master Aftab s/o Ghulam Ali Tarar science Teacher.
6.Prof. Pervaiz s/o Fazal Karim Gondal, Prof. Govt. College Bhua Hasan.
Culture of the
It hasTypical village culture
Schools, Collages, Mosques
and Madrasas in the village:
A boys elementary school, girls primary school, four mosques,
one medressah and a private English medium school are serving the village.
Hospitals , medical stores
and shops in the village
Private clinics are present. a huge bulk of shops is available.
Main crops and fruits in
Rice.wheat.sugarcane.kinnoo and fodder crops
Media and Communication:
Telephone and television
Mazars or other historical
buildings in Village
Free time & Hobby
A small canal passes through the lands of this village which
irrigates and provides a scenic point for the people.
Sports ;Volleyball,kabbadi,killi Bandar.gulli danda,cricket.