Location of Bara Tehsil in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
|• Tehsildar||Khalid Khan|
|• Assistance Political Agent||Ismatullah Wazir|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
In the 2000s, Bara achieved some mention in worldwide media with the founding of Lashkar-e-Islam, founded in the area by Mufti Munir Shakir, and later passed to Mangal Bagh, a local driver.
In January 2018, the tehsil offices of Bara reopened to the public after being closed for 12 years due to law and order issues.
Adjacent administrative unitsEdit
- Nazyan District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (north)
- Landi Kotal Tehsil (north)
- Jamrud Tehsil (northeast)
- Peshawar Tehsil, Peshawar District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (east)
- Frontier Region Kohat (southeast)
- Lower Orakzai Tehsil, Orakzai Agency (south)
- Central Orakzai Tehsil, Orakzai Agency (south)
- Upper Orakzai Tehsil, Orakzai Agency (southwest)
- Central Kurram Tehsil, Kurram Agency (west)
- Haska Meyna District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (northwest)
- Achin District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan (northwest)
There are about 400 schools and colleges in Bara Tehsil. A total of 102 schools have been destroyed during a ten-year-long period of militancy in the region, and around 64,000 students have abandoned education.
- "Survey Of Damaged Houses Relaunched In Bara Tehsil". Pakistan Point. 2017-05-30. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "Tribesmen hold peace seminar in Bara". The Frontier Post. Peshawar, Pakistan. 2018-01-24. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP [PDF]" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
- "Bara tehsil offices reopen after 12 years". Tribal News Network. Peshawar, Pakistan. 2018-01-09. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "AREA & POPULATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS BY RURAL/URBAN: 1951-1998 CENSUSES" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- Pirzada, Ashrafuddin (2015-02-23). "After a decade of militancy, schools reopening in Bara". News Lens Pakistan. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "Peshawar-Bara road opened after four years of closure". Business Recorder. Karachi, Pakistan. 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
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