With a population of around 1500 and increasing number of Ghashghai tribal people leaving nomadic life and settling there permanently , Amin Abad is a growing area and will soon be officially given the status of a city. Grape, wheat, stone fruits and sheep farming are among main industries in Amin Abad.
Since 1999, Village councils has been established to run the administration of the village. Council elections are held every 4 years. Prior to this period issues used to be dealt with through an unofficial elder (Kadkhoda) or through relevant organization in Shahreza. Late Haj Mehdi Alian was the last Kadkhoda.
During political turmoils and lack of security in the final years of Qajar dynasty that led to establishment of Pahlavi dynasty, Kadkhodas were the only point of authority in the face of increasing lawlessness. There are stories about Mashadi Mirza Alian, an elder from Haj Mohammad Rahim clan, who was the Kadkhoda of the time, ruled with occasional harsh penalties for robberies and adultery. On the other hands there are tales of generosity and helping of poor during the famine of those years.
Studies from University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences reveal new findings on personality disorders therapy.(Report)
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