Jati Umra (Amritsar)

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Jati Umra is a small village in Tarn Taran district of Punjab, India.

Jati Umra
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictTarn Taran

History[edit]

Jati Umra is notable for being the ancestral village of Sharif family of Pakistan, also including the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif.[1][2] In December 2013, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif during India visit also went to the grave of his great-grandfather Mian Mohammad Baksh at the village[3] and offered a holy sheet.[4] Mian Muhammad Sharif, the former head of Sharif family, had lived in Indian Jati Umra before migrating to Lahore in 1947.[2][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nawaz's disqualification on basis of corruption". dawn.com. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b Rana, Yudhvir (16 December 2013). "Pakistani Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif visits ancestral home at Jatti Umra". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  3. ^ IANS (12 December 2013). "Shahbaz Sharif to visit ancestral village in Punjab". Business Standard India. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Sharif strikes an emotional chord at ancestral village in Tarn Taran". www.hindustantimes.com/. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  5. ^ Service, Tribune News (3 February 2016). "Jatti Umra loses its last link with Sharifs". tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Shahbaz Sharif visits Jati Umra India". video.dunyanews.tv. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.

Coordinates: 31°29′N 75°05′E / 31.483°N 75.083°E / 31.483; 75.083