Photos of Sargodha

Sargodha is administrative center of Sargodha District. The name Sargodha has its origins in the words Sar (meaning pond) and Godha (meaning sadhu). It is an agricultural trade centre with various industries. It is Pakistan’s best citrus-producing area. Sargodha is one of the few planned cities in Pakistan. Pakistan’s largest airbase, PAF Base Mushaf (formerly PAF Base Sargodha), is located here. During the1965 Indo Pak War, PAF Base Sargodha was a major target of Indian aircraft. The citizens of Sargodha fearlessly faced the numerous air raids. In 1966, recognising this courage, the Government of Pakistan awarded the city of Sargodha with the award of Hilal-e-Istaqlal. It is also known as “The City of Shaheens (Eagles)”.

An Old F-86 (Sabre) Aircraft at a Chowk in Sargodha

Photo of Sargodha: An old Sabre Jet Fighter (F-86) aircraft displayed at a Chowk in Sargodha, The City of Eagles (Shaheens)

Sargodha City’s Video

Jinnah Hall, Company Bagh, Sargodha 

Sargodha Pictures: Jinnah Hall, Company Bagh, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Sargodha Remount Depot. It was established in 1907.

Sargodha Pictures: Image of Sargodha Remount Depot - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Khayam Chowk, Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures: Khayam Chowk, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Trust Plaza, Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures: Trust Plaza, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Mehar Chachoo House, Sargodha. Mehar Chacoo’s Lassi House is in Urdu Bazar Sargodha. In winters he sells fish too.

Sargodha Photos - Mehar Chachoo Lassi Shop, Sargodha - Pictures of Sargodha

Daewoo Express Bus Stand at Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures: Daewoo Express Bus Stand at Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Main Entrance of  University of Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures: University of Sargodha, main entrance - Photos, Images of Sargodha

University of Sargodha

Pic of University of Sargodha. Sargodha is The City of Shaheens (Eagles), Sargodha.

Mosque in Sargodha University

Sargodha Pictures: Mosque in Sargodha University - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Main Entrance of Sargodha Medical College

Sargodha Pictures: Sargodha Medical College, main entrance - Photos, Images of Sargodha


University College of Agriculture, Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures:  University College of Agriculture, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

PAF College Sargodha, Main Entrance-1988

Pic of Main Entrance of PAF College Sargodha-1988

PAF Public School, Sargodha 

Sargodha Pictures: PAF Public School, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Army Public School and College, Sargodha

Sargodha Pictures: Army Public School & College, Sargodha - Photos, Images of Sargodha

Ambala Muslim High School, Sargodha

Sargodha Photos - Ambala Muslim High School, Sargodha - Pictures of Sargodha

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  1. I was in Sargodha from 1950 to 1958. High school Ambala Muslim and Fsc De Montmorancy college 1958. King Edward 1963. Left Pakistan in 1964 for US. Any body from that period?

  2. Alex d'souza says:

    Please can any one upload pictures of villages from sarghoda… like sultanpur , hayatpur

  3. Saleem ur Rahman says:

    Some years ago, there in Sargodha, were a few cinemas. Please tell the names and history of these old historical buildings.

  4. Muqeem K. Afridi says:

    Wow!! Can’t recognize much. I was there as a 5 or 6 year old when my father was a fighter pilot in PAF during late 1960s. But I do remember vaguely some rocky hills that were not too far from where we lived and the “Shaheen” Cinema. In those days, the PAF had begun to purchase a number of Mirage fighters from France and I recall the French personnel (off duty) hunting wild boars around the area. Oh well, times change. It all appears as if it was a dream.

    • Nader Rasheed says:

      Hello Muqeem,
      Exactly what year were you there in the late 1960’s? I was perhaps a year or so younger than you and was there about the same time. My father, like yours, was flying MiG 19’s and Sabres at that time. I vaguely remember the Shaheen Cinema and the hills nearby (forgot what they were called). And you are absolutely right about the French…they used to hunt those boars all over the place! Like you, I can’t recognize much in the pics. I would very much like to visit someday though.

      • Tariq Ahmedali says:

        The hills are called Kirana Hills. I did my FSC from DE Montmorency College, now the Sargodha University, in 1958. Initially the original campus was the present PAF school.
        The College moved to its present location in 1954.

  5. Muhammad Asghar Ghuman, 41 Chak, Sargodha says:

    These are good photos. Please add more pics of my city.

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