Gungbugh

Gungbugh, is a small region of Srinagar city in Kashmir, situated on its outskirts. This place has been named Gungbugh due to a canal "Doodh Ganga" which passes nearby.

Gungbugh
Mixed Rural-Urban
Location of Gungbugh within Jammu & Kashmir state
Location of Gungbugh within Jammu & Kashmir state
Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°50′E / 34.083°N 74.833°E / 34.083; 74.833Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°50′E / 34.083°N 74.833°E / 34.083; 74.833
CountryIndia
StateJammu and Kashmir
CitySrinagar
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,500
Languages
 • OfficialKashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Dogri, English[1][2]
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
PIN
190014
Telephone code0194
Vehicle registrationJK 01
Police stationSadar
Post OfficeSannat Nagar
constituencyAmira Kadal
Famous areasRakh, General chek, Karnal chek, Nambal

As of April 2015, the population was approximately 1500. Availability of fertile land and the presence of canal in its vicinity provides an opportunity to use the land for farming. Therefore, most of the population makes their livelihood from farming.

FarmingEdit

 
Gungbugh, bank of flood channel going towards bemina.

Gungbugh is known for spinach farming.

GeographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020" (PDF). The Gazette of India. 27 September 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Parliament passes JK Official Languages Bill, 2020". Rising Kashmir. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 30 May 2021.