Rambi Ara

Rambi Ara is a river and tributary to the River Jhelum located in Shopian District in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.[1] It joins the Veshaw River near Sangam in Anantnag District before the confluence finally meets the Jhelum. The Rambi Ara originates in the Pir Panjal Range and has two major tributaries. The Rambi Ara is known for fluctuating water levels and is often affected by flash floods.[2]

Rambi Ara
Stream - Hirpura N.P. Shopian
StateJammu and Kashmir
RegionKashmir Valley
Physical characteristics
Mouth33°49′05″N 75°03′58″E / 33.818°N 75.066°E
 ⁃ location
Confluence with Veshaw River near Sangam
Basin features
 ⁃ rightVeshaw River


  1. ^ http://kashmirtouristvillages.com/litter/demographics/connectivity-2/#comments
  2. ^ http://www.kashmirlife.net/cloud-burst-causes-flash-flood-in-shopian-62933/
Ara River

Ara River may refer to:

Arakawa River (disambiguation), several rivers in Japan

River Ara, Ireland

Balapora shopian

Balapora or "Bala Pora" is a village situated on the Banks of Rambi Ara in Shopian district of Indian administered state of Jammu and Kashmir which is located at a distance of 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) from its main town. It is named after the king Balaveer Shah, who ruled the area during ancient times. This village has nearly 800 households at present.


Chitragam or Chitra Gam is a village and later in 2014, it was upgraded to Tehsil which is located in Shopian district in Indian administered state Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated 13 KM away from Shopian, where its district administrative units and district headquarters are located, and at a distance of 67.4 KM, the state summer capital Srinagar is situated via Srinagar-Pulwama road. This village is bounded by Molo, Maladair, Sugoo, and Handhama villages. It 8.9 km away from Achan Rambi Ara Bridge.

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.

Litter, Pulwama

Litter is a newly formed tehsil and Town of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is located 13 km towards East from District headquarters Pulwama and 40 km from State capital Srinagar.It is situated on the left bank of Rambi Ara River which line Pulwama with Shopian on south and Anantnag on its east.

Litter connects the Shopian district and Pulwama Town with the national highway at sangam.

Tehsil Litter comprises about 40 villages, including the IGC Lassipora.

The main location which attracts people is the shrine of Ziyarat-e-Syed Ahmad Qureshi which was taken by Tourism department and constructed a public park and tourist hut. which enhances the beauty.

Litter is well traffic connected with Pulwama,

anantnag and shopian.

The nearest railway stations to litter are Panzgam railway station and Bijbehara railway station.

Education sector:

A government higher secondary school, Government boys and girls School and few ssa schools are also in the two.

Besides government schools there 4 to 5 private schools located in the area.

A government primary health center and a vetannary is also available in the town.

J&K bank, Anantnag cooperative bank,Elakia dehadi bank and a khidmat centre is also functional in the two.

Pir Panjal Pass

The Pir Panjal Pass, also called Peer Ki Gali (or Peer Gali), is a mountain pass and a tourist destination, located in the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu and Kashmir. It connects the Kashmir Valley to the Rajouri and Poonch districts via the 'Mughal Road'. It is the highest point on the Mughal road at 3,490 m (11,450 ft) and lies to the south west of the Kashmir valley.

Poonch River

The Poonch River (also known as Punch River, Punch Tohi, Tohi of Punch) is a tributary of the Jhelum River flowing through Jammu and Kashmir, India and Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Pakistan.

Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir has many lakes, rivers, and glaciers. Significant rivers that flow through Jammu & Kashmir from the Himalayas are Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi and Indus. These river basins are located at a higher elevation facilitating huge hydro power potential. Major lakes include Manasbal Lake, Dal Lake,Wular Lake, Nageen Lake, Pangong, Tso Moriri, Tso Kar, Spanggur Tso. There are around 1230 water bodies in Jammu & Kashmir.


Toolihalan is a small village in Shopian district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Toolihalan is situated on the banks of Rambi Ara, 4.3 km away from Shopian. The village is bounded by "Chowgam, shopian" towards East, Devepora towards West, "Day Gam" village towards North, and Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary towards South. It has decades-old road that connects it to the main town of Shopian.

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.

Veshaw River

The Veshaw River or Nallah Veshaw is a major tributary to the River Jhelum located in Kulgam District in the Kashmir Valley in the Indian administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. It originates in the Pir Panjal Range and forms a waterfall at Aharbal.In year 2014 flash floods, Veshaw Nallah washed away various residential houses in villages Laisoo,Ardigatno, Gund Kelam Kulgam etc. Also hundreds of square kannals(area) of horticultural as well as agricultural land washed away in Village Laisoo Kulgam.The Veshaw Nallah is considered one of the dangerous tributary of Jehlum River because fast flow and frequent flash floods.

Hill stations
Mughal gardens
See also
Dams, Barrages
Hydrography of surrounding areas


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