Mian Channu (میاں چنوں) is an emerging city of Pakistan, named as Hazrat Baba
Mian Channu. This city is also the homeland of Ghulam Haider Wyne (late), the
former Chief Minister of Punjab. Mian Channu is situated hundred kilometers away
from Multan City. It is in Khanewal District. The leading manufactures are
Textile and Agriculture Implements. Mian channu is an important centre of trade
where the products of the division, mainly Cotton, Wheat, Wool, Sugar, Oil
seeds, Fruits like Mangoes and Manufactured articles, are shipped by railroad to
other parts of the country.
of City Mian Channu.
Mian Channu being a Mandi Town is situated on main Railway line about 96 Kms,
from Multan City to the East .It owes its name to a most sacred and pious saint
named “Mian Channu” whose tomb is situated about 2 Kms. towards north western
side of the Town. Mian Channu is famous for its agricultural equipment industry
as well as the area around the city is very fertile for wheat and cotton
Mian Channu is a flourishing and well renowned Madni Town of Multan Division.
The site was fit for growth due to topographical features. With the introduction
of canal system, it became a fertile area & the Town developed as a Mandi Town
in the North of Railway Station of the same name.
In the year 1919, it was declared as a notified area Committee and in 1938 as a
Town Committee. Its limits were last extended in the year 1950. Since then no
extension has been made and the development in the Town from 1947 to 1961
remained slow. It was assigned of Municipal Committee in 1975, as it had grown
into small urban centre by that time. After that the Town started developing and
major growth has been taking place from 1972 to 1984. But the trend of growth in
this period has largely been along G.T Road and in the northern direction.
Now the area of the City is about 1.96 square miles and its population is
6,18,620 Persons 14August 2001.
The Town did not show fast pace of development in the industrial sector soon
after the inception of Pakistan . During the past decade any how the trend of
manufacturing of farm implements has inspired the owners of local workshops,
resulting in Ghazi Industries, Roomi Industries, Jamal Industries and kamyab
Industries etc Now two Textile Mills (1982) were set up on G.T Road within 3-6
kms. From Mian Channu to raise the economic base as well as to provide
employment opportunities to the people.
For a period of more than a century, Mian Channu has been part of District of
Multan.With the raising of status of Mian Channu to a Tehsil Headquarter and
creation of a new District of Khanewal from Its July 1985, Mian Channu Tehsil
become a part of the new District of Khanewal.