Karan Nagar is the notified area and the town in the city of Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. A portion of Karan Nagar in the name of Deewan Bagh was the first declared civil colony in 1942 by the former princely state government of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a posh locality of srinagar city. The famous SMHS hospital and Government Medical College is located here. It is located about 2 km from the commercial center of Kashmir.
|Elevation||1,592 m (5,223 ft)|
|• Official||Urdu, Kashmiri|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Distance from Delhi||857 kilometres (533 mi)|
|Distance from Mumbai||2,182.4 kilometres (1,356.1 mi)|
The town had the decent population of Kashmiri Pandits before their exile in last decade of twentieth century. The town is named after the name Karan. At present Muslims dominate the population of the area at an estimated percentage of 99.9%.
The area is located Srinagar. The area is bounded by Lal Chowk towards South, Batmaloo towards West, Safa Kadal towards North and Nawabazar towards East.The area is situated at an elevation of 1592 m above mean sea level in Mumbai.2 km towards north from District headquarters of
Buchpora (Urdu; بژھ پورہ) (Kashmiri; بَژھ پوُر)is a town on the outskirts of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated on Srinagar-Leh Highway on the eastern side of Anchar Lake. The postal code of the area is 190020. The area is about 12.1 km north from Lal Chowk.
Most of the current inhabitants of the area are migrants from Downtown of Srinagar. During the project of widening the roads in Downtown, numerous houses obstructing the widening of roads were shattered down. The homeless people were given plots of land by state government in neighbouring areas including Buchpora and Soura. Thus government housing colonies were constructed in these areas. there are many areas adjacent to this area , Illahi bagh, Rang pora, Umerhaira, are some of them. The area was an agriculture land but has been converted into a residential area.
The area provides two major road links which connect Ganderbal with Srinagar.Doru Shahabad
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Jawahar Nagar is the notified area in the municipal committee of Srinagar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It comes under the Amira Kadal Constituency. Jawahar Nagar is a posh locality in the civil line area of Srinagar. The pincode of Jawahar Nagar is 190008. Jawahar Nagar is considered one of the many best residential places in Srinagar. The airport is located at a distance of 9.3 km. Jawahar Nagar area was heavily damaged by the 2014 Kashmir floods, it was one of the worst affected areas due to flood.
There are 2 Branches of Jammu and Kashmir Bank one of which is exclusively for women.Kishtwar National Park
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Leh is one of the two districts located in Ladakh, the other being the Kargil District to the west, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. With an area of 45,110 km2, it is the second largest district in the country (after Kutch, Gujarat) in terms of area. It is bounded on the north by Ghanche District (Gilgit-Baltistan), a small border with Xinjiang, China, via the Karakoram Pass which is part of the district. Aksai Chin and Tibet are to the east, Kargil district to the west, and Lahul and Spiti to the south. The district headquarters is in Leh. It lies between 32 to 36 degree north latitude and 75 to 80 degree east longitude.
The whole of Ladakh was under the administration of Leh until 1 July 1979, when the Kargil and Leh administrative districts were created. Religion has been a source of grievances between Buddhists and Muslims since the late 20th century and was a contributor to this division.As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Jammu and Kashmir (out of 22), after Kargil.In 2017, the district was declared a tobacco-free zone. The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir under the National Tobacco Control Programme began working towards the designation early in 2017 and the status was declared in August. Rehana Kousar (in-charge, NTCP, Kashmir) said that work was done with civil society, religious and women's groups and that a "major success was achieved by the involvement of women in the anti-tobacco campaign."List of terrorist incidents in February 2018
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Jammu and Kashmir – state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. Jammu and Kashmir has an international border with China in the north and east, and the Line of Control separates it from the Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and northwest respectively. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.Rajbagh
Rajbagh is the notified area in the municipal committee of Srinagar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It comes under the Amira Kadal Constituency. Rajbagh is a posh locality in the civil line area of Srinagar. The pincode of Rajbagh is 190008. Rajbagh is considered one of the many best residential places in Srinagar. There are many hotels, restaurants & schools in this locality. Rajbagh area was heavily damaged by the 2014 Kashmir floods, it was one of the worst affected areas due to flood. Nasir Aslam Wani (Sogami) of National Conference was the MLA of this neighbourhood until 2014 after he won the 2008 state elections. Businessman-turned politician Syed Altaf Bukhari of PDP is currently the MLA of this area which comes under the Amira Kadal constituency. He won this constituency during the 2014 state elections by a large margin thus putting an end to Wani's rule after 6 years.SMHS Hospital
'Shri Maharaja Hari Singh or SMHS Hospital or Headwin Hospital is the multi-speciality hospital in the Karan Nagar area of Srinagar. In 1959, Government Medical College was also established on the same campus giving the medical students opportunity to examine the patients of the hospital during their undergraduate and post graduate courses to gain experience and practical knowledge. The students of the college under proper supervision visit the hospital for the treatment of patients. During the September 2014 floods the hospital was damaged and people suffered enormously due to scarcity of medic facilities. The ophthalmology department at the SMHS Hospital has treated more than a thousand pellet gun victims of Indian police shootings, from July 2016 till June 2018. They are treated in the hospital’s four operating theaters, as well as a trauma theater in the emergency department.Uri, Jammu and Kashmir
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