Forgotten Village of Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali The remote villages of Jammu and Kashmir are deprived of all the basic facilities and Sheikh Mohalla, Kralgund is one among them. This village is only 1 km away from Tehsil Qaziabad, Kupwara. Everybody here faces one problem or the other; water, the absence of electricity, […]

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Ramayan in Kashmiri Folklore

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali There is a place in Kupwara of Kashmir that has spots named after the characters from Valmiki’s Ramayan. Our Community Corespondent went to this historical yet undiscovered Sita Sari, religious tourist spot at Farkin and bring out this unheard story. Farkin, a village in Kupwara is 25 […]

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An Electricity Transformer Rusts in Open as Singduna Seethes in the Patches of Dark

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali In Sheikh Mohalla of Singduna, Kupwara 40 Households have been provided with a transformer 2 years back. But the transformer has not been installed till date. The transformer lays uninstalled in the lawn for past 2 years. Now the transformer is affected with rust. Even the electricity […]

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Kupwara ‘Irrigation Storage Reservoir’ Encroached by Locals – Administration in Slumber

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Singdona Kupwara an ‘Irrigation Storage Reservoir’ was constructed by Irrigation department in the village some 50 years back. The reservoir was constructed on 24 kanal land in order to irrigate 102 Kanals of agricultural land. So far the department has done nothing for its maintenance […]

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Water Crisis in Ogabal Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar Article By: Nusrat Ali Ogbal village having population of 900 souls is facing water crisis. The village is only 9 Km away from district headquarter Kupwara. This village is surrounded by forests and only source of water lies in forest also. In year 2012 administration provided a water supply scheme for […]

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One Year On – This Kashmiri Man Still Remains ‘Disappeared’

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali One year  back when world was observing International Day of Disappeared , the next day in Kashmir two young men, Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Nasrullah Ahmad Khan, both from Kakad Pati in Devar, Kupwara allegedly disappeared into an Army camp in the hills as per their […]

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Kupwara School Building Damaged in 2016 Snowfall – Needs Urgent Repair

Video By: Azharuddin Pir | Article By: Nusrat Ali The School building of Government Middle school located at Gund Moomin in Kupwara district was damaged during snowfall of 2016. Till now it is not repaired. Despite reaching out to the authorities about this issue, the school administration and locals says that the school building still […]

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Only Park in Kupwara in Shambles- Authorities in Slumber

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Kupwara town the only public park constructed by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department under Lolab-Bangus-Drungyari Devlopment Authority (LBDDA) in 2010 is in shambles. 20 lakh has been spent for the construction of the park which is encroached by general public. There is nothing done for […]

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Kupwara Government School Lacks Basic Amenities – Students Suffer

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali With 150 students in a Govt middle school at Dudwan village of Kupwara, the things are bad, school building is in bad shape and students lack basic amenities like sanitation, toilets and have very tight space. In 2007 construction of 3 room building was started but […]

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