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Chachro

Chachro
Tehsil
Chachro is located in Sindh
Chachro
Chachro
Chachro is located in Pakistan
Chachro
Chachro
Coordinates: 25°6′40″N 70°15′17″E / 25.11111°N 70.25472°E / 25.11111; 70.25472
CountryPakistan
ProvinceSindh
DistrictTharparkar
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Chachro is a taluka (tehsil) in the Tharparkar District of Sindh, Pakistan. It is located in the southeast corner of Pakistan, in the Thar Desert, along the Pakistan-India border.

Chachro was captured by India in the 1971 war and was later returned to Pakistan after the Shimla accord.

Geography

Chachro is divided into three areas: Khahor, Kantho and Parkar. Residents speak the Dhatki language, as well as Sindhi, Urdu and Gujarati. The majority of the population is Muslim, the Hindu migrated to India after the independence of Pakistan in 1947.

Trivia

During the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the town came under the administration of the Indian Army, and was provided an Indian postal code, 344503.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Indian Philately Digest : A Unique Postal of History of Indo - Pak War 1971". www.indianphilately.net.