Behlani: The Most Historical Village of Sindh

Behlani is an ancient village (Union Council) located in the area of Naushahro Feroze District of Sindh province in Pakistan. It is situated 1 km from Halani (National Highway). It has many 19th-century buildings, some of which still have their original architecture. It remains a source of conflict between Kalohars’ & Mirs’. A nearby town Mehrabpur is named for one of the brave soldier of Kalhoras’ army “Mir Mehrab Khan Jatoi”. It is popular for poultry and fish farming and rope made by coconut fibre used for filtering underground water supplied across Pakistan. Most of the new generation of this town is containing highly educated people; many of them are doctors, engineers, highly qualified teachers. A beautiful lake called “Behlani Dandh” is located adjacent of town. The town has very famous Imam Bargahs one of them is called Imam Bargah Nangy Shah.

Population of Behlani

The population of Behlani Union Council consists of almost 20000 individuals. The composition of such population is devised between the, Malik, Sehta, Halepota, Mallah, Shaikh, Rajpar, Makai,Lodhi pathan, Qureshi and a few other communities.

Villages

Saifal khan Mangrio, Abdul Majeed Halepoto, Haji Muhram Halepoto, Haji Khan Halepoto, Kalhora Village is located in this Union Council.

The primary crops grow in the area are cotton, rice, sugar-cane, wheat and vegetables.

Though Behlani is a small village, it has several facilities e.g. BHU Behlani, Govt. High School for boys and girls, vocational school for girls, natural gas supply, telephone and internet.

 

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