Khuiratta is a city in
Kotli District, Azad Kashmir, POK Pakistan.
is located nearly 29 kilometres from Kotli.
Khuiratta and its surrounding areas are popular among tourists
due to historic remains of gardens and
fountains. 4 kilometres away from Khuiratta is a famous shrine of
"Mai Totti Sahiba" & shrine of Hazrat Baba Ali Lashkar at Dheri
Sahibzadian which are visited by hundreds of people daily.
Khuiratta is also famous for its besakhi mela
For many decades this mela has been held in Dehari Bagh.
of people gather from as far as Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala.
The mela lasts for 3 days, activities
include bull racing, wrestling, football and fairground
Khuiratta has produced a number of personalities with true devotion
to hard work and social welfare. There are so many to list but
among them few are listed below...
Khuiratta has a history of famous people, amongst them Mai Totti
Sahiba, Hazrat baba Ali Lashkar(late),Finance and Law Minister Raja
Nisar Ahmed Khan,Choudhary Abdul Razzaq former chairman pakistan
bait ul maal n member drist kotli Former Health Minister Ch.
Rafique Nayyar of Azad Jammu Kashmir Government,(R)Commissioner Ch
Muhammad Sharif, Zilla Qazi Muhammad Azim Mughal,Pro Muhammad
Jamroz Khan Siddiqui Principal InterCollage SeriThe Late Ch
Muhammad Hanif Addvocate,Late Ch Javed Iqbal Kalis Addvocate,
Molana Muhmmad Ashraf Asghar of Dheri Sahibzadian, The Late Molana
Muhammad Qasim, The late Suliman Shah of Dheri sahibzadian, The
late Subedar Karam Hussain Shah,Sahibzadah Shabbar Hussain Hashmi,
Professor Anwar Hussain Chishti,Professor Habib Hussain Mughal,Ch
Qayyum Qamar President PPP Kotli, Dr Muhammad Hussain of Dheri
Sahibzadian, Dr Khadim Hussain. Azhar Hussain Hashmi Of Dheri
Sahibzadian. The Late Ch Chiraag Din Zarger, Ch Fazil Zarger, The
Late Sheik Ghazi Abdur Rehman, The Late Major Qazi Jaan Mohammed,
The Late Headmaster Alf-Uddin, The Late Ch Mohammed Akbar of Dehari
Bagh, Lietenant colonel Ch Ibrar, Colonel Zafar of Bian thala and
the late maulana mohammed azam of manjwal/darruni, The Late Qazi
Mohammed Khalil Qureshi of Bindian . The other famous
personalities, Late Sub.(R) Sadiq Chaudhary of Gourah Balyal, his
younger Brother Chaudhary said Muhammad, Late Mufti Abdul Kareem of
Gourah Balyal,chief eng. ch. Mushtaq ahmad gorsi,Ameer (President)
Jamaat Islami Kotli Habib Ur Rehaman Afaqi, Editor daily Jammu
kashmir Imtiaz Ahmed But from Gourah Balyal, Fazal Illahi of Thala
Darkooti, a prominent Pehlwan Chragh Deen of Gourah balyal, central
leader of Jammu kashmir Islami Jamiat Talaba Tauseef Ur Rehamn
Afaqi, Chief Engineer Afzal Sb of Seri Manjwar LATE Ch.Iftikhar
AHMED RAHI AND gazi abdul rehman Ch. abdul razaq transporter late
CH.Iqbal haji nake muhammad WASEEM MUSTAFAI nazam Ati azad kashmir
CH.ZAHIR AHMED ATIF also belong to bindian khuiratta Pro Muhammad
Shappal Lec Chmistery dregree collage Kotli also Belong
is situated in Kotli District and is one of Kotli's major
Khuiratta is the home of many tourist attractions and
is known as a beautiful town, its shopping centrs have grown
tremendously in the last few years..
Khuiratta is very close to the Line Of Control (LOC),only 8 km
away, the temporary border between Indian held Kashmir and
Pakistani held Kashmir.It has other small towns,Khore Rachalla,
Khore Bhera, Gheyaien,Serri, Brottgala, Katehra, phalni, Bandli,
Karjai, Saidpoor,Bianthala, Dehari Baagh, Bindian, Bhiyal, Dheri
Sahibzadian,manjwal. banni bannah, Dmandah and Katasery are some of
the familiar ones.Dheri Sahibzadian is on of the beautiful and
historical place of khuiratta.The village has a very rich culture
and so many tribes are living together here Butt, Jatts, Gujjars,
Mughal and Qureshi are more in numbers.
HEAD TEACHER CH. MUHAMMAD KHADIM KHAN IS VERY NOBLE NICE INERGATIC
PERSON AND SPREAD VISSION OF EDUCTION IN VALLEY OF BANAHA .HE GO TO
LONDON FOR DEVOLPMENT OF EDUCATION OF KASHMIRI STUDENT.HE MAKE HIGH
SCHOOL KHORE BAROOT GALA RULE MODEL IN AZAD KASHMIR.Head Master
Abdul Rahman Shamim Sahib belong to this village and currently
working as the head of Government High School, Khuiratta Main. Also
Master Idrees Butt (Late) was also from this town, he was well
known throughout Azad Kashmir and also served as a DEO (District
Haji Deen Mohammad Sahib (late) Chaudhary Abdul aziz Sahib(late)
and his elder brother Chadhary Zaman, well known in Peoples Party
UK wing and as well in Kashmir, Haji Beer Wali(late, Sain Sakhi
sahib, Haji Ali Mohammad are the people from Dhairy Sahibzadian and
they are well known throughout the Banah Vally LATE Haji NEAK
MUHAMMAD and LATE CH MUHAMMAD IQBAL CH ABDUL RAZZAQ transporter of
A.J.K and pakistan ch muhammad JAN also from dhairy
Maulana Charagh Alam (Late) belong to village of Katasery, he was
central leader of Muslim Conference and Mughal Association
Khuiratta as well as religious leader.
ONE of de most famous village is bindian where born late gazi abdul
rehman and colonel jan CHOUDHARY IFTIKHAR AHMED RAHI FIELD
INSPECTER master alf deen ABDUL MALIK reside in the heart of banaha
vally called bindian.
Khuiratta has good educational
providing degree colleges for both boys and girls. English medium
schools also exist, a good example is the "Pasban Science" school
and college,The Holy Public School & College, Ideal Public
School and Pakland School.The govt High school Khuiratta is the
leading them all in standard.college govt degree huiratta there
professor Bashir Niaz professor Muhammad Abdulla Tahir professor
Zulifiqar Zahid D.P.ch.Shahpal from seri most telented professors
of Govt college khuiratta and Muhammad Shahzad Banaras
(Darogha-E-Kutab) is the most intersting personality of the
College. Ch muhammad Sadiq leading PASBAN khuiratta.
Seri Govt High School, lead by Late Headmaster Muhammad Afsor.
There are many other private education centres set up in the last
decade or so.Ideal Public School is lead by Talib Hussain Mughal, a
very social as well.ok there is one good personality like Chief
Engineer Afzal Sb of Seri Manjwarvery nice person he is allso
leader in region.