Masood Jhandir Research Library

Masood Jhandir Research Library

The Masood Jhandir Research Library (مسعود جھنڈیر ریسرچ لایبریری) is the largest private library of Pakistan[1] situated at a small village Sardar Pur Jhandir in the Mailsi Tehsil, Vehari District. It was established in 1899 by a great scholar and poet Malik Ghualm Muhammad (1865–1936).



Masood Jhandir Research Library contains 120,000 books, 92,000 periodicals. It also contains more than 4000 manuscripts.


It is a non-lending research library. It offers many services to Research Scholars. As this library is located at a small village, this library also provide lodging facility to its users too

Sr. No. Service Name Status
1 Reference Service Yes
2 Issuance No
3 Internet Fiber Optic




  1. ^ Shafique, F., & Ata-ur-Rehman (2010). Intellectual and Cultural Heritage at Masood Jhandir Research Library: A Case Study. Paper presented at the PLA Conference on Intellectual and Cultural Heritage of Pakistan. June 11–12, 2010, Karachi
  • Interview of Mian Ghulam Ahmed, Owner of Jhandir Research Library Conducted on May 14, 2010 at Multan


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