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Named for the Lt. Governor of Punjab. In 1966, it reverted back to its original name of Sahiwal.
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'''Montgomery''' was the headquarters of [[Montgomery District]] in the [[Lahore Division]] of [[Punjab|Punjab Province]] during the British period.
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The village of '''[[Sahiwal]]''' was renamed after Sir Robert Montgomery, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab. In 1966 it reverted to its original name.
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==External links==
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*[http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V17_425.gif Montgomery Town] Imperial Gazetteer of India
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*[http://www.pakistanpaedia.com/oth/sahiwal/sahiwal.html Sahiwal] www.pakistanpaedia.com
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===Historical books online===
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*[http://dli.serc.iisc.ernet.in/handle/2015/105623 ''Gazetteer of the Montgomery District 1900''].  A volume in the series ''Punjab District Gazetteers''. Pdf download, Digital Library of India.
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/dictionaryofindi00buckuoft#page/297/mode/1up Sir Robert Montgomery] Dictionary of Indian Biography
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Latest revision as of 14:26, 7 June 2016

Montgomery
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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 30.6644°N, 73.1083°E
Altitude: 152.4 m (500 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Sahiwal
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Montgomery was the headquarters of Montgomery District in the Lahore Division of Punjab Province during the British period.

The village of Sahiwal was renamed after Sir Robert Montgomery, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab. In 1966 it reverted to its original name.

External links

Historical books online