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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 16, p. 105.


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LAHORE CITY 105
fessional colleges, 2 8 secondary schools, 112 primary schools, 8 special
(public) schools, and 8 advanced and 154 elementary (private) schools,
with i;8o2 girls in public and 1,182 girls in private schools. The Arts
colleges are the Government, Forman Christian, Dayanand, Islamiya,
and Oriental Colleges ; the professional colleges are the Medical, Law,
and Government Central Training Colleges. Other special institutions
are: the Normal School, the Mayo School of Arts, the Medical School,
the Railway Technical School, the Veterinary School, the Victoria
Hindu Technical Institute, and classes in Yunani and Vedic medicine.
All these institutions are in Lahore city. The District possesses 13 high
schools for boys-one at Kasur, and the rest, of which 3 are for European
boys, at Lahore. The total expenditure on education in 1903-4
amounted to Rs. 1o,os,ooo, of which the District fund contributed
Rs. 29,000, municipal funds Rs. 23,ooo, and Government Rs. 6,16,ooo.
There was, also an income -of Rs. 2,04,000 from school fees and
Rs. 1,36,ooo from other sources.
- The medical institutions in Lahore city are the Mayo and Lady
Aitchison Hospitals, and two dispensaries-one maintained by the
municipality, and one for females by the American Presbyterian
Mission. There is a hospital at Kasur, and six outlying dispensaries.
" The number of cases treated in 1904 was 130,300, of whom 4,666 were
in-patients, and 10,395 operations were performed. The expenditure
was Rs. 1,oo,ooo, of which municipal funds contributed RS. 20,000.
The Punjab Lunatic Asylum is situated at Lahore, as also are the
Medical and Veterinary Colleges.
The number of persons successfully vaccinated in 1903-4 was 35,437,
representing 309 per i,ooo of the population. The Vaccination Act
has been extended to Lahore city.
1. (G. C. Walker, District Gazetteer (1893-4), Settlement Report (1894),
and Customary Law of the Main Tribes in the Lahore District (1894) ;
Saiyid Muhammad Latif, Lahore, its History, f-c. (1892).]
Lahore Tahs11.-Tahsil of Lahore District, Punjab, lying between
31 14' and 31 44' N. and 74 o' and 74 40' E., with an area of
730 square miles, of which three-fourths are in the tract known as the
NIANJHA, and the rest in the Ravi lowlands. It is traversed by the
Ravi, the northern high bank of which roughly coincides with
the northern borders of the tahsil. The upland portion is irrigated
by the Bari Doab Canal. The population in 1901 was 474,181,
compared with 430,378 in 1891 The head-quarters are at LAHORE
CITY (population, 186,884), and there are also 372 villages. The
land revenue and cesses in 1903-4 amounted to Rs. 3,90,000.
Lahore City (Ldhaur).-Capital' of the Punjab and of the Division
and District which take their names from it, situated in 31 35' N. and
74 20' E., on the river Ravi, at the junction of railway lines from
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