Posted by: shahpurchakar | April 6, 2007


Shahpur Chakar is a small town near the city of Shahdadpur in the Sanghar District of Sindh province, Pakistan. It is located at an altitude of 17 m (56 ft).[1] The city is named after Mir Chakar Talpur, the son of Mir Shahdad Talpur.


Shahpur Chakar is in Mirpur Khas Division, Sanghar (district), Taluka Shahdadpur; it is situated between the Nawabshah and Sanghar, 30 km (19 mi) away from each city. The population of Shahpur Chakar is over 50,000 approximately. There are over 100 communities living in Shahpur Chakar and surrounding small villages (called “Goth”s in Sindhi).


  • Mir Chakar Khan Talpur
  • Haji Mataro Khan Rind
  • Molvi Abdul Ghani Siyal
  • Darya Khan Rind
  • Wadero Ghulam Rasool
  • Hazoor Bux Haqeer Rind
  • Molana Muhammad Hassan Abbasi
  • Molvi Abdul Raheem Sikandari



Shahpur Chakar is home to Mir Shahdad Jo Qubo, a historical graveyard in the northwest of the city, containing the graves of the 12th century military commanders Mir Shahdad Khan Talpur and Mir Chakar Khan Talpur and their families.


There are two Higher Secondary Schools in Shahpur Chakar, one each for boys and girls, two girls primary schools, two co-educational primary schools and many private English-medium schools. Construction work of Degree College is in progress.


Health facilities are quite insufficient, there is just a Government Civil Hospital (with no facilities) available for such a huge population; additionally there are lot of private clinics available which are expensive but cover the health problems. In case of critical health condition Shahdadpur, Nawabshah, Hyderabad & Karachi are most preferable destinations for treatment.


The economy of Shahpur Chakar totally depends on agriculture, the main products are cotton, wheat, banana and mango.


There was a train service from Nawabshah to Mirpur Khas via Shahpur Chakar which is no longer in operation but a plan to reactivate this service soon has been announced. There is an air-conditioned coach service to and from Hyderabad, Tando Adam and Shahdadpur twice a day and minibus services are available to and from Nawabshah and Sanghar; for transport within the city, there are auto-rickshaws.