About Liaquat Pur


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Liaquat Pur was named once " Chau-Dari " from Persian it is translated as "4 - windows". When Bahawalpur was a Princely state, nawabs of Bahawalpur constructed here a big Minaret and on the top of this Minaret there were 4 Windows, Usually seen in Mughal or Islamic Architectures. The purpose of building this Minaret was to watch over the movements of the Army of Jaisalmer state. Whenever there was some unusual movement 1 of these 4 soldiers sitting and watching on this Minaret blew a big bang bell, as an alarm to get ready for Nawab's Armies. Although after the Partition of Pakistan and India this area was renamed as Liaquata pur in honor of first Prime Minister of Pakistan Liaquat Ali Khan.


Liaquat Pur is an agricultural city. Most of its inhabitants earn from their crops. Here is a list notable economy role player in this tehsil.

9 cotton ginning and pressing mills.

5 Oil mills

13 Ice Factories

1 Green Market

1 Grain Market

Several banks


Main article: Liaquat Pur Railway station Liaquat Pur is connected with both of its District Rahim Yar Khan and Division Bahawalpur by asphalted roads of national standards. It has a medium level Bus Station in its heart and its Railway station is situated on the main rail line of Pakistan. There is no airport in Liaquat Pur yet but its stadium has been several times used as a helipad.

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coordinates in degrees (decimal)

28°56′N 70°57′E

Liaquat pur was raised to the level of Town / Municipal Committee in 1954. After the implementation of Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001, it was given the status of Tehsil Municipal Administration Liaquat pur.