Diplo, Sindh

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Diplo (Sindhi: ڏيپلوUrdu: ڈِپلو‎), is a Taluka(Tehsil) in Tharparkar District, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is located at 24°28'0N 69°35'0E with an altitude of 26 meters (85 feet). It is located in Thar desert.[1]

Diplo

ڏيپلو
Taluka
Diplo.svg
Diplo is located in Sindh
Diplo
Diplo
Coordinates: 24°17′N 69°21′E / 24.28°N 69.35°E / 24.28; 69.35Coordinates: 24°17′N 69°21′E / 24.28°N 69.35°E / 24.28; 69.35
Country Pakistan
ProvinceSindh
Elevation
26 m (85 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Taluka Diplo is one of the oldest towns of Sindh. It is situated in the south and borders Runn of Katch. Deepo Menghwar first established this town. After the partition, Diplo was made Taluka headquarter of district Tharparkar. It has a Taluka hospital, one-degree college, one government high school for boys, one government high school for girls, one vocational school, ten government primary schools for boys and eight government primary school for girls.

Layakharo village in Diplo

Diplo is 40 kilometers ways from Mithi (district headquarter) and 107 kilometers from Badin and is connected with these towns by metalled roads.

After partition this town was sanitary committee till 1959. Afterwards, it was made union council. In 1974 it was up-graded as Town Committee. In 2001 with the introduction of new local government system Taluka Council/Taluka Municipal Administration Diplo was established. Taluka Council Diplo consists of following union council:

  • Union Council Diplo
  • Union Council Sobhiar
  • Union Council Jhirmirio
  • Union Council Dabhro
  • Union Council Bolhari
  • Union Council Khetlari
  • Union Council Kaloi
  • Union Council Bhitaro

Parbrahma Dham / Verijhap DhamEdit

Parbrahma Dham ( پاربرهم ڌام ) also known as Verijhap Dham(ويڊيجپ ڌام) or Chhari Saheb Dham (ڇڙي صاحب ڌام ) at Diplo taluka is an ancient Shiva Temple considered as Jyotirlinga where thousands of yatris arrive for "Divya Jyot Darshan" (Divine Light View) from a Jar.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] After the independence of Pakistan in 1947 the migrated Hindus worship Chhari Saheb at Sadashiv Chhari Mandir, Kubernagar in Ahmedabad.[10] However many devotees across the world arrive in Diplo during the annual "Parbrahma Jo Melo" or "Parbrahma Mela" held in Jeth(3rd Sindhi month).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Location of Diplo - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ "Yatris see 'the light' at Shri Parbirham mela". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  3. ^ "Fakeer Parbirham Aashram (Verijhap Dham)". wikimapia.org. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  4. ^ "NA resolution calls for protection of minorities' holy sites | Pakistan Today". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  5. ^ Tribune.com.pk (2014-05-16). "National Assembly session: MPs back move to protect holy sites of minorities". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  6. ^ CHHARHI YATRA - FAKEER PARBIRHAM - ISLAMKOT | Creative Media TV, retrieved 2019-08-23
  7. ^ "Fakeer Parbirham - Apps on Google Play". play.google.com. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  8. ^ "Dado Parbirham". www.fakirparbirham.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
  9. ^ "Welcome To Sindhi Saints: Faqir Parbirham فقير پاربرهم". Welcome To Sindhi Saints. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
  10. ^ Par Bharam Parmeshwar, Sadashiv Chhari Mandir, Kubernagar. 02.07.2018 Video., retrieved 2019-08-23