is a Tehsil of district Bahawalpur. It is bounded by district
Bahawalnagar on its eastern side; district Vehari on its north,
Tehsil Khairpur Tamewali on its west and Tehsil Yazman on its south.
Bahawalpur State was established in 1727 and Amir Sadiq Muhammad
Khan became its ruler. He was descendant of rulers of Baghdad. His
family ruled Sindh and had lived in Makran, as religious leaders.
Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan was the head of this branch of Abbasis. The
Abbasis first came to Uch Sharif on the invitation of Bukharies and
Gilanis. Later on, they got the areas of Shikarpur from Governor of
Multan as Jagir. After the death of Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan his
eldest son named Amir Muhammad Bahawal Khan came into power and
founded the city of Bahawalpur. The name, Bahawalpur has been driven
from Amir Muhammad Bahawal Khan.