#BUNER District, #Pakistan
The Buner Valley lies on the Mardan District and Sawabai border of the #KhyberPakhtunkhwa. It’s a small mountain valley, dotted with villages and divided into seven sub-divisions. The Mora Hills and the Ilam vary divide it from the Swat Valley, the Sinawar vary from Yusafzai, the Guru mountains from the Chamla valley, and the Duma vary from the Puran Valley. Till the yr 2000 it was part of Malakand Division – till this division was abolished
The district is split into tehsils. The district headquarter is Daggar #Bunir .
The district has three constituencies within the Provincial Meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Historical past of Buner. Valleys of Buner are nonetheless echoing with gallant armies of the previous, most of them confronted navy catastrophe by the hands of militants of those mountains areas. Olaf Caroes has identified that the armies of Alexander the Nice has handed by way of Karakar, Daggar, Ambela and Malndrai passes in 327-326 BC. The identical route was in a while adopted by Mughal armies in 1586 AD. This has been referred by Sir Robin Lane Fox in his e book “Alexander the Nice” and the Olaf Caroes in his e book “The Pathan”. The Yousafzai Tribe had occupied Buner shortly earlier than 1519 AD after which the good land settlements by commemorated Sheikh Mali had been carried out on this space. All through historical past, even on this time of Alexander the Nice. Akbar, Aurang Zeb, the Sikh or the British, the traditional inhabitants and in a while the Yousafzai of the realm had by no means remained the topic of any empire.
In 1587 AD Akbar’s armies had handed by way of Karakar, Torwarsak, Daggar (Barndu) who had been finally defeated at Malndrai whereby King Akbar’s beloved Raja Bairbal and his 8,000 males misplaced their lives. Akbar couldn’t get even the physique of Raja Birbal to be burnt. Throughout Sikhs rule over Frontier, they might by no means enter the realm of Buner. This space turned sanctuary and powerful citadel for the Muslims fighters of Syed Ahmed Shaheed and his followers for about 130 years. The good Syeds of Sitana, Malka and Takhtaband loyally stood in help of these Mujahiddins towards the Sikhs and the British. The folks of Swat and Buner bought united and shaped state, below the rule of the good freedom fighters Syed Akbar Shah Sitana from 1849-1857. After his loss of life in 1857(precisely on the identical day the independence Battle of 1857 began), the realm remained with out a ruler until 1915 which interval is called “Period of Pukhtoo” the place each tribe was dominated by its personal elders.
The armies tried to succeed in Malka,
The sunshine of Islam had reached the realm by way of Sufis and Ulamas a lot earlier however shortly after 1000 AD, the forces of Sultan Memood of Ghazna defeated the final Budha ruler Raja Geer below the command of “Pir Khushal” and the Yousafzai tribe began getting into Buner and thus unfold the faith of Islam. The arrival of Pir Baba (1502-1575 AD) accelerated the unfold of Islam within the space. His shrine at Pacha Kalay continues to be the middle of attraction for Muslims all through sub-continent. In 1915 Syed Abdul Jabbar Shah of Sitana turned Badshah of Swat however in 1917 Mian Gul Abdul Wadood manipulated his expulsion from Swat and have become a ruler himself. He was succeeded by his son Mina Gul Jehanzeb in 1949. Buner remained as a pert of Swat state until it merged with Pakistan. On 29th July 1969 In 1991 Buner was upgraded to the District stage.
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