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Hala, Sindh

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From top: Makhdoom Noah Masjid & Handicraft of Hala
From top: Makhdoom Noah Masjid & Handicraft of Hala
Hala is located in Sindh
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
Elevation 39 m (128 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total 161,980
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Hala (Sindhi: هـالا) is a city and taluka of Matiari district of Sindh, Pakistan. According to the Revenue record, Hala was given the status of Taluka in 1848.


  • Sufism 1
  • Culture 2
  • Hala Bazaar 3
  • People 4
  • Famous Families 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Hala became a leading centre of the Suhrawardi sect of Sufism from the 16th century onwards. It contains the mausoleum of Makhdum Nuh (died circa 1592), a Suhrawardi pir,[1] which attracts pilgrims.


Hala has rich Sindhi culture. Men clad themselves with national style of dress called Shalwar Kameez having broader bottoms and traditional cap. Women clad with 'Gharara' or 'Parro' with bangles all the way up till shoulders. Clogging Road side tea stalls with colleagues and friends, is favorite pastimes for men.

Hala Bazaar

The Haala baazar is a famous bazaar where people from many cities go for shopping. Hala


People of Hala are proud people, taking pride in their land and its history; they are by nature, quiet and inoffensive; moderate in religion, hospitable and accommodating. Their attitude to life is determined by geographical, economic and moral set-up, making them unassertive.

Famous Families

Bhatti There are many famous families who are living in Hala, some include, Arbab, Makhdoom, Ansari, sachwani, Memon, Rajput & Maachi, Ranani.


  1. ^ Ansari, Sarah F. D. (1992). Sufi Saints and State Power: The Pirs of Sind, 1843-1947. Cambridge South Asian Studies 50. Cambridge University Press. pp. 20, 31.  

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