Kashmir’s Beautiful Keran Town in Far North Lacks Basic Facilities Even in 21st Century

Video by: Pir Azhar | Text by: Shafat Mir.

Keran town is located on the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Indian Administered Kashmir. It is 70 Kilometers away in the north of Kupwara town. The town has a population of 7500 people. This town lacks all the basic facilities till date ranging from non availability of good roads, infrastructure, communication, medical aid while such facilities are available in its full on the other side of LOC as the civilian area of Pakistani Administered Kashmir is barely fifty feet away from this village, which gets 24 hours power supply and is having motorbale roads too. The two Kashmirs are separated by a river and one can see the activities on the other side clearly.  A rare report of this far flung town of Kupwara district by our correspondent, Pir Azhar.

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