Faisalabad Local Govt Elections Detail of UCs and Wards 2015
Faisalabad (Saturday, September 12th, 2015 – In Faisalabad District Local Body Election is being held on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Polling will be held on that day. This is first phase of LGE 2015 in Punjab and Sindh provinces. There is one Municipal Corporation, One District Council and Seven Municipal Committees in Faisalabad District.
Main contest is between PML-N, PTI, PPP and Jamat e Islami in whole district of Faisalabad.
History of Faisalabad District (Lyallpur District)
(reference from Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 10)
Lyallpur District – A new District in the Multan Division of the Punjab with an area of 3,075 miles. The Lyallpur District was constituted on December 1, 1904. Mainly of villages transferred from Jhang, with the addition of a certain number from Montgomery. It comprises . most of the high table-land between the Chenab and Ravi rivers, and is now irrigated, by the Lower Chenab Canal. On the north it is bounded by the northernmost or Jhang branch of the canal, and is separated from the Chenab riverain by a strip of Colony land which has remained attached to Jhang District. On the north-east, it is bounded by Gujranwala and, Lahore. On the south-east by Montgomery. On the south-west by Multan and on the west by Jhang. The District contains a few proprietary villages near the Ravi in the south and on the Jhang border. the rest consists of the villages built on crown waste and colonized by Government. The climate is very hot in the hot season, and the rainfall is very small.
Detail of UCs and Wards in Distrct Council, Municipal Corporation and Municipal Committees
Faisalabad Municipal Corporation – 157 Union Councils (UCs)
District Council, Faisalabad – 189 Union Councils (UCs)
Municipal Committee, Chak Jhumra – 12 Wards
Municipal Committee, Jaranwala – 30 Wards
Municipal Committee, Khurrianwala – 12 Wards
Municipal Committee, Tandlianwala – 17 Wards
Municipal Committee, Sammundri – 27 Wards
Municipal Committee, Dijkot – 11 Wards
Municipal Committee, Mamokanjan – 13 Wards