The city of Muzaffargarh (?????

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The town of Muzaffargarh (?????????) is situated in the south-western Punjab provinces of Pakistan on the banks of the Chenab River. This is the capitol of the district of Muzaffargarh. During the reign of the Indus Valley Civilization, the Muzaffargarh area was an agrarian and wooded area. This was followed by the time of the Holy Sepulchre, which was marked by the induction of the Indo-Aryan civilization from Central Asia into the Punjab provinces.

In the course of the times several other civilisations came to power: the Kambojas, the Daradas, the Kekayas, the Madras, the Pauravas, the Yaudheyas, the Malavas and the Kurus. When the Achaemenid Empire fell in 331 BC, Alexander the Great invaded Punjab with 50,000 troops.

At various times, the Muzaffargarh area was also governed by the Maurya Empire, the Indo-Greek Empire, the Kushan Empire, the Gupta Empire, the White Huns, the Kushano Hephthalites and the Shahi Empire. The Emperor Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi took over the Ghaznavid Empire in 997 AD and in 1005 captured the Shahis in Kabul, giving him control of Punjab territory.

Also the Sultanate of Delhi and later the Mughal Empire reigned in the area. The situation of the present city became predominantly Moslem at this period with the advent of Sufi missionaries, whose dargahs still live in the area. When the Mughal Empire fell, the Sikhs entered and took over the Muzaffargarh District.

Throughout this time, the Islamic community was severely restricted. Throughout Pakistan's independent struggle, the Islamic community backed the Islamic League and the Pakistani people. After Pakistan's liberation in 1947, the minorities Hindus and Sikh emigrated to India, while the Moslem migrants from India moved to Muzaffargarh. It has a dry weather with very warm summer and warm winter.

It has seen some of the most severe climatic conditions in Pakistan. D dust gales are a frequent phenomenon in the cityscape. There are several means of transport to Muzaffargarh. It is connected to the remainder of the county by cobbled streets stretching over 983. N-5 National Highway links the metropolis with other parts of Pakistan.

It is linked to all parts of Pakistan by train, as it is on the side line between Rawalpindi, Multan, Mianwali and Attock. Peshawar - Karachi line runs through the Multan area.

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