3. HISTORY OF HARIPUR
Haripur was founded in 1822.
Haripur means “Town of Hari”. Haripur was derived by the
name of “Hari Singh Nalwa”.
He was the Sikh General of Ranjit Singh Army.
He was the Governor of Kashmir in 1822 to 1823.
Haripur was built as a fortress surrounded by a wall which was
3.7 m thick and 15 m high and had only four opening gates.
The population in 1901 was 5,578.
Haripur District was tehsil of Abbottabad District in
Haripur District is divided into three Tehsils which
are sub-divided into a total of 44 Union Councils.
In the north and west of Haripur are Pashtun areas.
Dams in Haripur District
Tarbela Dam and Khanpur Dam
The Tarbela Dam produces 2200-Megawatt of
8. Haripur District is expanded in Area of 1,725
The estimated population of the Haripur
district was 803000, according to 2005
Agriculture is the major profession of the rural
Total agriculture land is 77370 acres.
9. HARIPUR BOUNDARIES
Its boundaries are meet with Mardan and ancient
Gandara Civilization in the North West.
Abbottabad District in North East.
Margallah hills of Islamabad in south east.
Swat valley in the north-west.
Attock and Rawalpindi lie on the south west and
south east, respectively.
The estimated population of Haripur was 803,000.
12% of population lives in urban area.
88% of population lives in rural area.
Hindko speakers are 68% of population, Pashtu is 28.9%,
Punjabi is 1.8%, and Urdu is 0.5%.
The average literacy rate for Haripur district is 53.7%.
The provincial literacy rate in NWFP which is 35.2%.
The female literacy rate is comparatively low at 37.4% than
male literacy of 70.5%.
Urban literacy rate is lower, 51.4%, than rural literacy rate,
19. PARTIES POSITIONS
Position Candidates Votes
1 Raja Amir Zaman (PTI) 116579
2 Umar Ayub Khan (PML N) 114374
3 Pir Syed Alamzeb Shah (JUI-F) 19765
4 Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq Khan
5 Ghulam Nabi Khan (JI) 5089
6 Major Retd Jameel Ehsan Kiyani (TH) 3621
7 Irum Fatima (ANP) 3577
8 Farooq Shah (Indep) 3095
9 Faiza Bibi Rasheed of (Indep) 2463
10 Muhammad Riaz Baig of (Indep) 1346
11 Habibullah Khan of (MQM) 699
Result of Election 2013
20. RESULT OF ELECTION 2013
Result of Election 2013
Raja Amir Zaman
Umar Ayub Khan
Pir Alamzeb Shah
Mushtaq Khan (PPP)
Gulam Nabi Khan (JI)
Major Retd Jameel
Ehsan Kiyani (TH)
21. SOME VILLAGES OF HARIPUR
Kot Najibullah means "Fort of Najibullah".
Kot Najibullah is one of the 44 union council of
The Ex MNA Sardar Muhammad Mushtaq
Khan belongs to this union council.