Daharki (Urdu: ڈھرکی) is a city of Ghotki District in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is the capital of Daharki Taluka - an administrative subdivision of the district. It is situated about 100 km from Sukkur, and between Mirpur Mathelo and Ubaro.
This is a small city like town in province of Sindh in Pakistan. Daharki is a business centre with numerous industries, particularly cotton factories, a fertilizer plant Engro FertiliZer Ltd, oil and gas exploration companies Mari Gas Co and Tullo Oil Pakistan Ltd, power plants Star Power Co, Fauji Power Plant and Liberty Power Plant. There are several religious places in the city, including: Bhurchundi Sharif, Chalan Faqeer, Pir Aziz Karmani (near Ubaro), Pir Pakhroi Laal, Soi Shareef, Pir Gulab Shah Bukhari and famous Hindu spiritual Darbar at Raharki.
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Daharki is a business centre with numerous industries, particularly cotton factories, a fertilizer plant Engro Fertilizer Ltd, oil and gas exploration companies Mari Gas Co and Tullow Oil Pakistan Ltd, power plants Star power co, Fauji Power Plant and Liberty Power Plant. ENGRO Fertilizers Ltd recently build a new fertilizer plant here which is the world's largest ammonia/urea plant in the world, as well as a prill tower about 125 meters high which is the world's highest tower of its kind in 2009.
The Dargah-e-Aliya Bharchundi Sharif (Urdu: درگاہ بھرچونڈی شریف) is located at the distance of three kilometres from Daharki. It is a major Sufi Al-Qadri spiritual center. The tomb of saint and scholar Hazrat Hafiz Muhammad Siddiq is located at the Dargah. Many of his students contributed in Pakistan Movement like Maulana Ubaidullah Sindhi.
The current Pir of Bharchundi Dargah is Mian Abdul Khaliq samejo the son of late Pir Mian Abdul. HALEEM.
Current Pir is also a participent of sindh assembly Ps( 7 ) got more than 40000 votes.
According to historian the name Daharki to this town given by Arabs due to having colodence to the grandson of Raja Dahir who accepted Islam.
In 711 A.D. Ummayad General Muhammad Bin Qasim had conquered this area, Raja Dahir was defeated and killed by Arabs sixty miles south to Deherki town at Aror. The Arab fighter tribes who were accompanying Muhammad Bin Qasim were permanently settled in Sindh, Multan, and today's Punjab region. The Arab army of Bin Qasim was known to be Areehai as this army was derived from the Ummayad garrison town Ariha Jericho modern Palestine, was a part of greater Syria in eighth century A.D. The Areehai term later changed to Arain. In some traditions Al Raee title waa also given to the Arab army that means aristocratic in Arabic. The Arain tribes are well known due their Sufi tariqat and the town have produced number of Saints from Arain community. Syeds are also found in the town and have due respect and prestige.
This Church rebuild in 2011, located at jung colony Daharki. It is a pleasure for us all Christin community that the Catholic Church dcline that there should be a big Church for the growing daharki Christian community, Dr.Shoukat Maan, Samual, and all the christian people happily add a part to this Holy constructive work. After all these efforts this Church is again reversed in 2011, the scale expanded.
A temple of a Great SaintSACHO SATRAM is one of the biggest Temple in Pakistan, located in Raharki just 5km away from Daharki Devotes from All over the Pakistan & other countries come here to visit through out the year.
A gurdwara for Sikhs located at a little distance from Imam Bargah Daharki.
Engro Fertilizer Plant is situated 2 kilometers in south region of Daharki city. Engro produces Engro Urea, Engro DAP, Engro NP, Engro Zarkhez, Zingro, Zorawar and Engro Envy. Engro Fertilizers is the largest urea producer in Pakistan.