Kashmir Valley

The Kashmir Valley (Urdu: وادی کشمیر‎) or Vale of Kashmir is a valley located between the Karakoram and the Pir Panjal Range in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. No part of the valley lies in the area currently administered by Pakistan. It is around 135 km long and 32 km wide, formed by the Jhelum River. Kashmir Valley is one of the three administrative divisions in Jammu and Kashmir state and consists of Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipore, Ganderbal, Kupwara, Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian and Srinagar districts.

Mughal emperor Jahangir called it "Paradise on Earth."

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Anantnag - Economy
... is the big hub of the economy of the Kashmir Valley, and it has remained a tourist destination for centuries ... The valley has attracted travellers from around theworld for a long time and they travelled to the valley and Anantnag to take view of its breath taking beauty ... Road and with highest number of tourist destinations it an economic hub of Kashmir Valley ...
Culture Of Jammu And Kashmir - Politics and Government
... Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India which enjoys special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India, according to which no law enacted by the Parliament of India, except for those in the field ... Subsequently, jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India over Jammu and Kashmir has been extended ... Jammu and Kashmir is also the only Indian state that has its own official flag and constitution, and Indians from other states cannot purchase land or property in the state ...
Madan Mohan Lakhera - Army Career - Higher Command
... He subsequently held the appointment of Sub Area Commander in Kashmir valley, in the rank of Brigadier, where besides being responsible for logistical support to forward troops, he was responsible for aid ... Lakhera was promoted to Major General in March 1990, and posted as Chief of Staff of the Kashmir valley based Corps Headquarters ... the sealing of the Line of Control in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh Sector ...

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