Thursday, 23 June 2016


Trand is a town, and one of twenty union councils of Battagram District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°37'60N 72°58'60E and has an altitude of 1303 metres (4278 feet).

Its location is on the western border of Battagram, extending from Landi Kass to Garhi Nawab Syed. Kala Dhaka (known locally as Tore Ghar) lies at its Eastern-West side. The majority of the population consists of the highly respected, politically dominant Peer Imami Sayyeds. The most influential political figure was Jamal khan known as khan of Trand made his successor Yousuf Khan, who is the former provincial minister, and has remained a member of the provincial assembly for decades. His son, Taj Muhammad Khan is the current MPA of the area. Zakir Khan, a grandson of Jamal khan, is an active social worker respected by the area's youth running (Socio Economic Stability Welfare Organization) aim of organization is to protect human rights through active participation of community groups which was really the dream of JAMAL KHAN TRAND.

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