History of Syedwala can be divided in three phases.
v Qadeem Syedwala
v Purana Syedwala
v New Syedwala
Sher Shah Suri ( ) laid the foundation of syedwala. It was the time of his power. Suri was very much interested in building new cities, roads and buildings according to his military requirements. When his Army passed near Syedwala, he felt the importance of that area due to a hub point for almost all areas of
In 19661 when Mughal Ruler Hazrat Muhauu-din-Aurang Zaib Aalimgir was the ruler of sub-continent, a great flood destroyed the city of
v In 1804 Maharaja Ranjeet Singh won the city of
v In 1812 to 1849 Syedwala remained a part of
v In March 1849 Syedwala became a part of District Paakpatan instead of Jhang.
v In 1855 Syedwala merged in Gogera Tehsil.
v In 1864 Syedwala became a part of Minitgumary (Sahiwal).
v In 1881 Syedwala was class 03 town Municipal Committee. At that time Sheikhupura was a small pind.
v 01 April 1913 Syedwala merged in District Lailpur (
v In 1922 Syedwala merged in District Sheikhupura.
v In 1922 (same day) Syedwala merged in Nankana Sahib.
FORT OF QADEEM SYEDWALA
Fort of Syedwala was spread over 35 Acres of land. Fort was 62 Kilometers away from
CASTS IN QADEEM SYEDWALA
There were 04 casts at that time.
IMPORTANCE OF QADEEM SYEDWALA
Qadeem Syedwala was the center fo the roads, a hub point of whole the
v Paakpatan to Gogera
v Satghra to Joeya
v Shahkot to Jaranwala
v Chiniot to Jhumra
v Dipalpur to Kohla Lisharian
After the destruction of Qadeem Syedwala a
FORT OF PURANA SYEDWALA
City was divided into 04 equal parts. Each part was separated by a road. All of 04 roads meet at the same point in the center. Whole city was surrounded by a great wall. Easter side (full), North east and South west (half) was for Hindus. Rest all was for Muslims. There were 75 wells in the city.
This city was also destroyed by flood in three steps. First flood in 1920 ruined the on third of the city. Half of the city was demolished by the flood in 1940. And the whole city vanished in the last flood in 1957-1958. At that time population of Purana Syedwala was 3156.
REASON TO BE A FAMOUS CITY
Purana Syedwala was famous among all the sub-continent due to its industry of “KANSI BARTAN”. This was the main source of earning after agriculture at that time. This city was becoming a heart of Art, Culture and Prosperity day by day but after the destruction of this city, most of the workers migrated to Jhang. And now Jhang is famous for the same industry.
After the flood of 1957-1958 people of Syedwal started migration. On 12 August 1958 first house was built by Mauj Din S/O Munir Khan Rajput, Mohammad Ikrar S/O Khan Rajput. House was completely built in 02 years. Migrated population was 12000 and 04 Mohallahs or Blocks were established. These were
v Union Council
On 09 October 1987 a flood again tried to destroy the New Syedwala but
MAP OF NEW SYEDWALA
v 102 Acres of land
v City was divided into 04 equal parts
v Main bazaar was 55 feel apart
v East West streets were 27 feel apart
v North East streets were 16 feet apart
v Rice Factories (07)
v Ice Factories (03)
v Poltery Forms (15)
FAMOUS ARTS AND HAND MADE ITEMS
v Chappal, Boots