Important Personalities

Baba Guru Nanak Dev Jee

Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji was born in 1469 in Talwandi, a city in the Nankana Sahib district, 50 km from Sheikhupura district. His father was a village official in the local revenue administration. As a boy, Sri Guru Nanak learnt, besides the regional languages, Persian and Arabic.




Captain Hasnain Nawaz Shaheed

Captain Hasnain Nawaz, who was martyred in 2018 a blast at Kurram Agency along with three other soldiers Sunday morning, has been laid to rest in his native town in district Nankana Sahib with full military honours.

The funeral prayer for the martyred officer was held in his native town Dholar Wala in district Nankana Sahib, which was attended by civilian and military officials and a large number of citizens. Captain Hasnain, who was injured in the explosion, succumbed to his injuries at Agency Headquarters Hospital in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram Agency. Military troops paid salute to Captain Hasnain Shaheed and he was laid to rest with full military honours.