Bahawalpur is a city situated in the Punjab area of Pakistan. Bahawalpur is the eleventh biggest city in Pakistan with an expected populace of 798,509. Bahawalpur shapes some portion of the locale of southern Punjab - an unmistakable district generally impacted the antiquated social focuses of Multan and Uch Sharif. Established in 1748, Bahawalpur was the capital of the previous regal territory of Bahawalpur, administered by decision Abbasi group of Nawabs until 1955.
The Nawabs left a rich compositional heritage, and Bahawalpur is currently known for its landmarks dating from that period. The city additionally lies at the edge of the Cholistan Desert, and fills in as the portal to the close-by Lal Suhanra National Park. The region known as Bahawalpur was home to different old social orders. The Bahwalpur district contains ruins from the Indus Valley Civilisation, and additionally antiquated Buddhist locales, for example, the close-by Patan minara.
Bahawalpur developed as a focal point of Chisti Sufism following the foundation of a khanqa by Noor Muhammad Muharvi in the mid eighteenth century. Deobandi Islamism was built up in the Bahawalpur region amid provincial occasions with an end goal to counter the solid Sufi impact in the zone. After Partition, ious Deobandi foundations from Jalandhar and Ludhiana zones migrated to Pakistani Punjab, including to the urban areas of Multan and Bahawalpur.