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[[User:Mani|Mani]] 11:09, 23 August 2010 (EDT)Aliabad (formerly Pichh Bhannah, means "Backward Area") is the largest and most famous village in the Pakistani union council of Bakot Tehsil & district Abbottabad NWFP. The name Aliabad is derived from two local Gojri words: Ali (The name of Muslim saint Hazrat Baba Ali Muhammad, the founder of Pichh Bhannah) and Abad (brought up).
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The name "Aliabad" was originally proposed by Ch. Abdul Ghafoor (the pioneer of Aliabad Politics) in 1974. The majority of "Gujar Chohans 80%" are living peacefully with Syeds, Awans and Gakhars in the village. Ch. Abdul Rehman (Late) was the great leader of present Aliabad, we proudly call him as a father of modern Aliabad. He ruled over the political scenario of district Abbottabad. No doubt, because of his visionary and missionary leadership, a backward area (Pichh Bhannah) turned into a literate, skilled and civilized town Aliabad. His contribution towards Social Development Programs i.e. road development, water and electricity and Educational programs are unforgotten.
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Bariyan (Centre), Kalaban, Kotli, Sehragran, Danna (Rehman Abad), Baribagla and Balikot/Riyala are the main muhallas of the Aliabad. Ch. Abdul Qayum (the soul maker) of Aliabad was the 1st master degree holder and educationist of the village who served 26 years locally to develop the students of the area (currently serving as a Principal of Govt. Secondary School Aliabad) and successfully supervise 6 boys and 2 girls schools of the village. It will be inequitable if contribution of Shokat Janjuha is not appreciated; who is providing his excellence service and support to the students those wish to continue for their higher studies especially for female students.
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Ch. Fazal-ur-Rehman of Aliabad was the 1st Phd. scholar of the UC. Who also contributed a lot towards education development before migrate to Canada. Ch. Mohammed Akhtar currently serving as a lecturer in King Fahad University KSA is also Phd. Ch. Muhammed Zakir currently abbroad (China) for doctorate degree. Ch. Babar Alam (Kalaban) M Phil is currently serving as a lecturer in Punjab College of Commerce are also belong to Aliabad. Ch. Asif Hayat "1st Management Specilaist" is currently serving a Multi National Coorporation (MNC) in UAE. Hayat "Founder and Director" of Baghbaan International (a registered charity in Australia) is also the advisor of NGO (Al Rehmani Welfare Foundation). Ch. Muneer Sulman (environmental engineer) is currently doing master in environmental engineering from Turkey. Ch. Nisar Ahmed (The Second Lt) in Pakistan army. Nisar was 3rd position holder in 2005 in Abbottabad Board in HSSC examinaiton. Ch. Ali-ur-Rehman is founder of the ARWF registered in Islamabad. Student Educational Federation Kalaban is also active for regional literature endeavor. Muhammad Imran & Chaudhry Liaqat Ali is the founder of this federation and Syed Asif Hussain Shah is organizer of the federation. Both are the future of Aliabad politics. Currently Ch. Sabir Hussain and Ch. Shabbir Khan are the political leaders of Aliabad along with the strong opposition of Ch. Mohammed Bashir (N League).
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Absolutely anyone should feel free to plunge forward and share some knowledge on Wikitravel. If you're starting to find yourself getting more involved, the following tips and tricks might help you get up to speed working on Wikitravel articles and participating in the Wikitravel community.

  1. You are the most important resource Wikitravel has. Please join discussions, make comments, or ask questions. Your knowledge makes Wikitravel a better guide; your comments on our processes makes Wikitravel a better project.
  2. We have a help section with lots of info on how to work with our software, a manual of style with ideas on how articles are formatted and policies and guidelines describe how we work together. Our guide to writing tone describes how we hope to create a lively guide, and to shun dry, encyclopaedic writing.
  3. If you have some particular information you want to share, see the guidelines about where you can stick it. Have a look at article templates to see what the headings all mean. If you're still not sure, ask, or put it where you think it fits best and someone else will move it to the right place.
  4. Please consider creating a user account. Other wikitravelers will get to know and trust your work. You can still be anonymous, and you don't even need to give your name. Once you have an account and have made some edits, other wikitravellers can spend less time checking and more time improving the guide! You can also create a user page if you want, where you can talk about yourself, places you've been, ideas you have. But not plug your business or add irrelevant external links! Or you can just leave it blank. Your choice.
  5. When you edit an article, you can make a short comment describing your change. If you remove information (say a restaurant has closed), make a note of it there.
  6. If you wish you can add yourself to the List of Wikitravellers by location. Other wikitravellers may collaborate when describing the region you live in.
  7. Articles you work on can and probably will be changed by other people. Making changes will often inspire others to make additions to your work.
  8. Every article has an associated Talk page where we discuss how best to work on that article. If you're wondering what's up with some article, why it's this way instead of that, check the talk page by clicking the discussion link.
  9. Once you have a user account, other Wikitravellers can send you messages through your user talk page. When there are new messages on your talk page, you'll see the textYou have a new message from another user in an orange box at the top of any Wikitravel page until you visit your user Talk page. You should check to see what someone has written.
  10. Wikitravel is a travel guide, not a travel journal. Try to share what you learned, not what you did. Avoid using first person pronouns like "I" or "we". There is no need to sign or date your contribution.
  11. Our goals and non-goals explain what we're trying to do, and what we're not trying to do.
  12. There are lots of articles on Wikitravel that "aren't quite there yet". Don't assume that just because something's left out, misspelled, or weirdly formatted that we want it that way.
  13. Other people working on Wikitravel are here to share their knowledge and make a great Web site. In dealing with other contributors, assume that people are trying to do what's best for travellers and for the project.
  14. Feel free to express yourself in a lively tone.
  15. We want to make guides that can be used offline, either as printed pages or with a local copy on a mobile device. Wikitravel is not just an online guide Web site.
  16. Your contributions should be original work, created by you. Please don't copy text or images from other Web sites to Wikitravel.
  17. Wikitravellers sometimes use Wikitravel:Jargon in edit summaries or discussion pages.
  18. Wikitravel has a large and active community of people who want to make this project a success. You may not see us at first, but we are here!

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