Pakpattan Tehsil

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Pakpattan (Urdu: پاکپتن‎) is the capital of Pakpattan District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Pakpattan is also called the 'city of Baba Farid', in honour of the Sufi saint, Hazrat Baba Farid-ud-din Ganj Shakar whose shrine is located here. It is 190 km from Lahore and very close to Sahiwal, about 45 km. Pakpattan city is an old city. There is one postgraduate college for males called Faridia Degree College and one women's degree college as well. There are some government-funded schools such as Fazilka Islamia High School, Govt. High School, Urban area High School.