Jammu and Kashmir is a beautiful travel destination in India. However, it is one of the frequent conflict areas in India, due to many activities on border. Still, a large number of tourists arrives in the state to visit beautiful places, such as Dal Lake in Sri Nagar, and many amazing places.
Facts About Jammu and Kashmir: 7 Amazing, Fun, and Unknown Facts
1. Two Capitals!
Did you know? It is one of the lesser known facts about Jammu and Kashmir for everyone in India except the people of the state. The state has two capitals, one for winter and another for summer. Jammu works as the capital of the state during winter and Srinagar during summer. However, it’s a tedious practice to transfer many files in whole process.
2. Beautiful Travel Places / Tourist Destinations
It is one of the popular known facts about Jammu and Kashmir that, it has so many beautiful tourist attractions, such as Srinagar, Zanskar, Akhnoor, Kashmir Valley, Jammu, Pangong Tso, Ladakh, Hindu Kush, Bahu Fort, and much more.
3. Paradise on the Earth / Heaven on the Earth
Due to it’s beautiful nature and environment, the Mughal emperor Jahangir named the Kashmir as the ‘Paradise of the Earth’. The Kashmir Valley is one of the beautiful travel destinations which you should need to visit once in your lifetime.
4. Dispute Between India and Pakistan
India and Pakistan fought three wars till date for this state. The first was in 1947, second in 1965 and the latest was in 1999. India and Pakistan both claimed their victory in the respective war. However, the state is still in conflict zone especially Kashmir.
5. Separate Constitution
Jammu and Kashmir, one of the most beautiful states in India, has its own separate constitution. It is one of the lesser known facts about Jammu and Kashmir. The people of Jammu and Kashmir enjoys special benefits from the Government of India in many ways.
6. Jammu and Kashmir State Assembly Term Different
Did you know? It is one of the most amazing facts about Jammu and Kashmir state that, the term of Jammu and Kashmir assembly is six years. On the other hand, other Indian states assembly term is five years.
7. Different Flag
It is one of the lesser known facts about Jammu and Kashmir that, they have different state flag. It is one of the most lesser known and interesting fact about the state. A lot of people don’t know about this fact.
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Article Title: Facts About Jammu and Kashmir: 7 Amazing, Fun, and Unknown Facts
Article first published on March 11, 2017.