Pir Jo Goth (Sindhi: پير جو ڳوٺ‎) is a city in Pakistan situated in the Kingri Taluka of Khairpur District in the Sindh Province. It is the headquarter of Kingri taluka. Its population is approximately 110,000.

Pir Jo Goth
پير جو ڳوٺ
City
Pir Jo Goth پير جو ڳوٺ is located in Sindh
Pir Jo Goth پير جو ڳوٺ
Pir Jo Goth
پير جو ڳوٺ
Coordinates: 27°35′45.413″N 68°36′50.922″E / 27.59594806°N 68.61414500°E / 27.59594806; 68.61414500Coordinates: 27°35′45.413″N 68°36′50.922″E / 27.59594806°N 68.61414500°E / 27.59594806; 68.61414500
Country Pakistan
ProvinceSindh
DistrictKhairpur
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Calling code0243

HistoryEdit

Pir Jo Goth is mainly famous for the tomb of Muhammad Rashid (known as Roz-e-Dhani) and his descendants. Murids of Roz-e-Dahni are now called Hurs and the descendant of Roz-e-Dahani is called Pir-Pagaara. Sayed Sibgatullah Shah Rashidi(iii) is the 8th Pir Paghara. The Hurs visit the city four times in a year for Ziyarat of Pir Sahib Pagara and the tomb of Muhammad Rashid (Roz-e-Dhani).[citation needed] Sayed Muhammad Rashid Shah Rashidi is MPA of Pir-jo-goth (From 2013), Sayed Najebullah Shah Rashidi is chairman of Taluka Kingri (from 2015) and Abdul Gafar Memon is city chairman (From 2015).[1] Many schools (government and private) and colleges for both boys and girls education also in city. College namely Government Boys Degree College and Government Girls Degree College provides higher education in city. And Jamia Rashidia Islamic University (non-government) for Islamic education and two Libraries (one non-government and other is government library) also in Pir-jo-goth city.[2] And for health one civil hospital and many private hospitals in city. The city has two big bazaars namely Shahi Bazar and Thano Road. Ground and parks for also for citizen in city. And Anaj Mandi, Sabzi Mandi, Goshat Market and Maal Piddi also in Pir-jo-goth city.[citation needed] Pir-jo-Goth is headquarter of Pakistan Muslim League Functional. Dates and bananas are famous fruit of Pir-Jo-Goth.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bilawal urges to vote for teer, claims "Pir Jo Goth will turn into Teer Jo Goth" - Daily Times". Daily Times. 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-11-23.
  2. ^ Ansari, Sarah F. D. (1992-01-31). Sufi Saints and State Power: The Pirs of Sind, 1843-1947. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521405300.