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Dadu (Urdu:
دادو ) is a district of Sindh Province, Pakistan.

Dadu district was created in 1933 by the British Indian administration by merging Kotri and Kohistan tehsils from Karachi district and Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah, Dadu, Johi and Sehwan tehsils from Larkana district. The population of the district is 1,688,810 according to 1998 census report. The rural and urban population of the district constitutes 79% and 21% of the total population respectively. The area of district is 19,070 square kilometres divided in seven talukas yielding population density of 88.6 persons per square kilometre. The average household size of the district is 5.5 persons, which is higher in urban areas at 6.3 as compared to that in rural areas at 5.3 implying more congestion in urban areas. More than 73% of the housing units in Dadu district are single room houses. The average annual rainfall in the district is about 120 millimetres. The total area under forest is district Dadu is 217,000 hectares yielding timber and firewood. . In 2004 another district by the name of Jamshoro was carved out of District Dadu which comprised Taluka Kotri, Taluka Sehwan and Taluka Jamshoro which is the headquarter of the new district.
 

 
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Location

The town is located at 2644'0N 6747'0E with an altitude of 24 metres (82 feet) and is administratively subdivided into three Union councils

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Demographics

Following are the demographic indicators of the district as per the 1998 census of Pakistan (including Jamshoro District which was a part of Dadu at that time

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Religion
 

  • Islam  97.49%

  • Hinduism  2.05%

  • Christianity  0.37%

  • Ahmaddiya  0.08%

  • Others  0.02%
    Hindus and Christians are mainly concentrated in the urban areas

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Languages
 

  • Seraiki:50.0%

  • Sindhi: 43.33%

  • Urdu: 2.56%

  • Punjabi:1.88%

  • Pashto:1.17%

  • Baluchi:0.42%

  • Others:0.28%
    Urdu speakers are mainly concentrated in the urban areas.

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Tehsils
 

  • Mehar Taluka

  • K.N. Shah Taluka

  • Dadu Taluka

  • Johi Taluka

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Tribes & Clans

The majority of the population is Muslim. It includes: Jatoi, Soomro, Shahani, Palh, Kalhoro, Dawachh, Channah, Panhwar, Solangi, Qazi, Syed, Shah, Mirani, Sheikh, Mallah, Vighio, Mirbar, Chandio, Jamali, Khosa, Gabol, Lound, Khero, Magsi, Bozdar, Leghari, Unar Bahota, Dahiri, Charan and others

 

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Notable Peoples

This District consists of many families that have a great role in the Politics of Pakistan. Some of them are

  • (late) Abdul Hameed Khan Jatoi, a Well-known person, and a Political Leader

  • Liaquat Ali Khan Jatoi s/o (late) Abdul Hameed Khan Jatoi - Former Chief Minister of Sindh, Ex Federal Minster

  • Sadaqat Ali Khan Jatoi s/o (late) Abdul Hameed Khan Jatoi - Ex- MPA Sindh

  • Karim Ali Khan Jatoi s/o Liaquat Ali Jatoi - District Nazim

  • (late) Mian Faiz Mohammad Soomro, Well-known Personality, Politician, and an Analyst

  • Mr. Justice Ghulam Nabi Soomro b/o (late) Mian Faiz Mohammad Soomro - Justice High Court Sindh, Presently Chairman of Sindh Service Tribunal

  • (late) Mohammad Ibrahim Soomro b/o (late) Mian Faiz Mohammad Soomro - Secretary to Chief Minister of Sindh

  • Sikander Ali Khan Soomro s/o (late) Mian Faiz Mohammad Soomro - Taluka Nazim

  • Chakar Khan Shahani - Ex MPA, Sindh

  • Pir Mazhar-Ul-Haq - Provincial Minister for Education, Sindh

  • Rais Mohammad Qasim Bozdar- Ex- District President PML Q

  • Rais Zulfiqar Ali Bozdar- District General Secretary Sindh Awami Ithad

  • Rais Rafeeq Ahmed Jamali - State Minister for Food & Agriculture.

  • Syed Mohd Shah s/o (late) Syed Mohammad Razi Shah - Ex MPA Sindh

  • Syed Ali Murad Shah s/o Syed Noor Mohammad Shah - Naib Nazim Taluka Dadu

  • Ali Akbar Khan Leghari - Ex MPA, Sindh

  • Haji Zaffar Ali Khan Leghari

  • Khadim Hussain M. Shaikh - Justice High Court of Sindh.

  • Rais Naban Khan Lund - Ex-MPA.

  • Habib ur Rehman Shaikh - Ex-Chairman District Council Dadu

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