Karnah is an administrative tehsil of the Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It has 42 villages out of which 40 have population and is 78 kilometres (48 mi) away from the main town of Kupwara.
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Karnah tehsil has a total population of 60,129 as per the Census 2011, of which 34,471 are males while 25,658 are females, giving a sex ration of 744 females per 1,000 males. In 2011 there were total 11,422 families residing in Karnah Tehsil. Paharis form a majority population in the tehsil. As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.8% live in urban areas while 74.2% live in rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 68.4% while that in the rural areas is 58.9%. Also the sex ratio of urban areas in the tehsil is 587 while that of rural areas is 807.
Raja Manzoor Ahmad Khan is the present MLA of Karnah Tehsil.
Athletics was contested at the 1958 Asian Games in National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan from May 25 to May 29.Bangus Valley
The Bangus Valley is a Himalayan sub-valley of the Kashmir Valley. It is situated in the North area of Kupwara District, in Jammu and Kashmir, of Indian administered Kashmir .Baramulla (Lok Sabha constituency)
Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency is one of the six Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state in northern India. Baramulla has 11.5 lakh voters.Chitterkote
Chitterkote is a small village in tehsil Karnah and district Kupwara. The village's population exceeds 1,200, with more than 129 houses. The village has a very healthy sex ratio of 997:1000, which means villagers do not follow discrimination of a girl from a boy. Although the population of the village increases day by day because the people of nearby villages are attracted towards the village to set up their business in the village, the village is slowly growing into a small town with all available facilities for living a healthy lifestyle. Some important infrastructures in the village are a 30-bed hospital, a branch of Jammu and Kashmir bank etc. Generally villagers are economically poor and also not well educated. Some people are serving in defence forces as soldiers and some are teachers in local schools.Doru Shahabad
Doru Shahabad (also written as Dooru Shahabad or only Doru) is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also known as historical township in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. Doru shahabad has been known as a place of intelligentia where great scholars like Mehmood shah Gami, Rasul Mir shahabadi, were borne who contributed to the literature and culture of kashmir. In present times shahabad has produced chief minister like syed mir qasim and many other politicians, beuracrates and some leading agricultural scientists.Govt. Degree College Tangdhar Karnah
Govt Degree College Tangdhar is a government college in Karnah tehsil of Kupwara district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was established in April 2008 and is the only college in the tehsil.
The college is affiliated to the University of Kashmir in Srinagar.Gujari language
Gujari, also known as Gojri (ગુજરી, गुजरी, گُوجَری) is a variety of Indo-Aryan spoken by the Gurjars and other tribes of India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.The language is mainly spoken in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi and other parts of India. The language is also spoken by Gujjars across Pakistan, including the Azad Kashmir and the Hazara region. In Pakistan organisations and institutions work for the development of Gujari, including a Gujari-language news channel. The government of Jammu and Kashmir has recognized Gujari by including it in the sixth schedule of the state constitution.Indonesia at the 1958 Asian Games
Indonesia participated in the 1958 Asian Games held in the city of Tokyo, Japan from May 24, 1958 to June 1, 1958.Indonesia at the Asian Games
Indonesia is a member of the Southeast Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has competed in all editions of the Asian Games since it was first held in 1951, one of only seven countries to do so.Karnah (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Karnah (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is one of the 87 constituencies in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir a north state of India. Karnah is also part of Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency.Kishtwar National Park
Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is bounded to the north by Rinnay river, south by Kibar Nala catchment, east by main divide of Great Himalaya and west by Marwa river.Kupwara district
Kupwara District is one of 10 districts located in Kashmir region of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The river Kishenganga, originating from the Himalayas, flows through the outer areas of the district from east to west.Leepa Valley
Leepa Valley (Urdu: وادیِ لیپہ) is located in Azad Kashmir, 105 kilometres (65 mi) from Muzaffarabad. The valley is divided into the Reshian, Dao Khan, Leepa, and Chananian sections.Leh district
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."Outline of Jammu and Kashmir
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Jammu and Kashmir:
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.Raja Manzoor Ahmad
Raja Manzoor Ahmad Khan was the Ex Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Karnah constituency of the Kupwara District in Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is a member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Sadhna Pass
Sadhna Pass previously called as nastachun pass' is a mountain pass in Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the Himalayas and connects Karnah tehsil of Kupwara district with the rest of the Indian administrated Kashmir valley. It is located in the vast Shams Bri mountainous range. It is about 3000 m above sea level. The pass is best known for its generation old mythological legend of Blind and Deaf Fairies.Uri, Jammu and Kashmir
Uri is a town and a tehsil in the Baramulla district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Uri is located on the left bank of the Jhelum River, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the Line of Control with Pakistan.