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Chak 17/14L

Chak 17/14L
چک ١٧/١٤
Village
Chak 17/14L
Chak 17/14L
Location in Pakistan

Coordinates: 30°16′N 72°13′E / 30.27°N 72.22°E / 30.27; 72.22Coordinates: 30°16′N 72°13′E / 30.27°N 72.22°E / 30.27; 72.22

Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Sahiwal District
Union council 75
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Chak 17/14L (Urdu, Punjabi: چک ١٧/١٤) is a village of Punjab, Pakistan.

Location

Chak 17/14L is a village of Punjab, Pakistan in Sahiwal District, near the town of Iqbal Nagar. The village is situated on Burewala Road. The village is approximately 5 km away from National Highway also known as Grand Trunk Road.Main crops are wheat and cotton.It has 15000 people.Literacy rate of village is almost 50 percent.Most of the people of 17/14.L are religious minded.

Climate

The climate of Chak 17/14L is hot and misty during summer days while cold and dry in winter. Generally the summer season commences in March - April and ends before October. January in winter chills from 7 to 22 °C. The summer temperature averages 35 °C though it often shoots up to 45 °C.

Post-independence

The person who was alloted this village was Muhammad Jalal-ud-Din. After independence in 1947, many Muslim refugees from India, settled in this area, most of whom were from the Ferozepur district of Punjab.


Today most of the land owning families belong to Arain, Rajpoot, Jat and Kambo communities. While labourers have settled from the adjoining areas of nearby towns or communities. The nearest city is Chichawatni which is also the Tehsil headquarters.CH Muhammad Aslam jatt(zaldar)is the Famous personality of the village.

Economy

The main source of villagers income is through agriculture. The villagers used to grow various crops like wheat,cotton,rice and other such crops. Some people of the village also have fruit farms these farms have variety of fruits like mangoes,oranges and other such fruits. The village also earns by milk of animals, there are two milk collection center for collecting the milk. The two milk collection center are of Nestlé, Haleeb.

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