|Name: Muhammad AdnanNick Name: Adnan Chamkani
Qualification: BA, IT
Institution: Peshawar University
Interests: Grafix, Web Designing & Video Editing
Youtube: Adnan Chamkani
Graphics: Deviant art
Album: Pictures Albums
Yahoo Group: Voice of Quran
Chamkani is not only name of a village but it is tribe, family or blood ties. Originally the name was Samkani but later on it changed to Sokani and finally Chamkani. Its people are called Sokaniwaal or Chamkanian. Part of Chamkani is also exists in Afghanistan (Paktia) province which is the origin. The people of Chamkani developed in every part of life very well. Specially religion, politics, sports etc. Which increased the popularity of Chamkani worldwide. In this website we would be focusing village Chamkani Peshawar. According to census 1998 total population of village Chamkani was approximately 20,000. But now it is more then 35,000.
Hazrat Mia Umar Baba Chamkani (1973~1776) and Haji Darya Khan Baba (Abdul Khel) are the people who spent their lives for the guidance and education of the people. Haji Darya Khan Baba was actually Chamkanian and spent his life for the guidance of people thought Quran and Sunnah. He is buried in village Chamkani Peshawar. He has also the honor that he was the teacher of Hazrat Mia Umar Baba. Hazrat Mia Umar Baba was born in Farid Abad (Lahore) in 1673(1074 A.D). He got married in Chamkani and moved to Chamkani later on. He is also buried in Chamkani. However there were other religious scholars who had contributed in it.
Village and Mohallas area of Chamkani is approximately 4332 meter square but increasing day by day as population. However it is still very easy to locate some one due to these names of “Mohallahs”. There are 7 or 8 Mohallas with its clear boundaries. According to the area and population Mohalla Qadir Khel is the largest among them. Rests are Yaseen Khel, Bahram Khel, Mustafa Khel, Khwaja Khel, Chugha Khel, Bazar Ghari, Mohallah Qasaban, Mohallah Mochian, Mohallah Qazian, Khaliq Abad, Kohatian No 1, 2, Saidan, Miskeen Abad, Zarin Abad, Miagan, Jamrood Abad, Jan Khan Gari, Haji Abad, Shekhan, Baba Khel.