Wahabpora is a village in district Budgam in Indian administered union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Situated on the banks of Aihaji River (Bada Ara/Gam kuel), Wahabpora is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) away from the district headquarters Budgam and 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The village Wahabpora consists of about six mohallahs— Peer Mohallah (Mosvey Abad), Taingapora, Watipora, Ganaiepora, New Colony and Chinar colony.[citation needed]

It is necessary to describe that Chinar colony was a part of Mosviabad and Al-Mehdi Chowk is the famous region of Chinar colony, the colony which is the central part of the village where five big chinars, about the age five hundred years old are present. The brother in law of Mughal King Jahangir and that time Governor of Kashmir Asif Khan had planted these five chinars. Chinar Garden of Wahabpora is also known as “Asif Ali Khan Bagh”. Gariend is the neighbouring village to Wahabpora. Famous plane crushing event occurred near this place is also known as Gariend-Wahabpora plane crashing event-2019. [1][2]

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Wahabpora (India)
Coordinates: 34°03′25″N 74°39′36″E / 34.057°N 74.660°E / 34.057; 74.660Coordinates: 34°03′25″N 74°39′36″E / 34.057°N 74.660°E / 34.057; 74.660
StateJammu and Kashmir
1,610 m (5,280 ft)
 • SpokenKashmiri
 • OfficialEnglish, Urdu, Hindi, Persian and Arabic
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code01951
Vehicle registrationJK04
Sex ratio860/1000 (2011)
Literacy90.91% (2011)
Wahabpora means village of providers


The area of the village is about 6 km2 (2.3 sq mi) which is the total area of the village captured by residential land, deep wet land (Nambal/daldal), Agricultural land and dry high land (Wuder) etc. It contains 600 hectares (1,500 acres) of total land. It has an average elevation of 1,610 metres (5,280 ft). This village consists of many sects of Islam like as Shias, Sunnis and Noorbakshia Islam . Literacy rate of this village is 91.90%.[better source needed]

Al-Mehdi ChowkEdit

Al-Mehdi Chowk is the central part of Wahabpora. This area is named after 12th Shia Imam Imam Mahdi. This area consists of head offices of many organisations like as Almehdi Islamic Library, Raheislam Organisation, Ali Asgar a.s. Relief Trust, JK Bank Khidmat Centre, Mosvi Computers, Mosiviyat Enclave, Mosvey Abad and Matam-Sarai Asadshah Peermohlla. Mosvey Cemetery is also located in this region. This area playing an important role for economy and culture of the village. It is called the Business Hub of Wahabpora.

Mosviyat EnclaveEdit

Mosviyat Enclave is the official residence of Patron of Raheislam Organisation and Mosvi Youth Club located at Almehdi Chowk, Mosviabad, Wahabpora.


Meaning of WahabporaEdit

The name Wahabpora is made of two words: Wahab and Pora, Wahab is a name of Allah which means provider or one who gives and in common language Pora is used to indicate any region, village or town. So Wahabpora means region of providers which provides humanitarian services to all.[3][4][better source needed]

Shrine of Aga Mir MosaviEdit

In this village there is a shrine situated near the main bus stand. A renowned scholar and a'alim Aga Mir Syed Mohammad Baqir Mosavi is buried here. The shrine is surrounded with cemented wall and the colour of the shrine is dark green. Famous marsiya khani Astan Bandar is held here.[5][6]


  • Government Higher Secondary School, Wahabpora
  • Government Primary Boys School, Wahabpora
  • Government Primary Girls School, Wahabpora
  • Imamia Public High School, Wahabpora
  • Geo Professional School, Wahabpora
  • Raheislam Educational Organisation, Wahabpora
  • Tanzeemul Makatib A, B and C, Wahabpora

Religious organisationsEdit

  • Raheislam Organisation and Library
  • Idarah Islamia Al-Mehdi a.s. and Library
  • Ali Asgar a.s. Relief Trust and Blood Bank
  • Hussaini a.s. Relief Committee
  • Al-Asr a.s Relief Committee
  • Markazi Waqk Committee


Many Majlis and festivals are celebrated here like as Nauroz, Ashoora, Sham-i-Ghareban, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Eid-i-Ghadeer, Shab-e-Meraj and Astan Bandar etc. Wahabpora is famous for the annual marsiya khani Astan Bandar.

Telecom servicesEdit

This village is connected through telecom services to all entire world. Airtel, Bsnl, Aircel, Voda, Aircel and Reliance Jio are the main telecom service providers in this area. On 21 February 2018 Aircel stopped its services in the whole country. The local subscribers also affected in this village.[7]


Wahabpora is connected through roads via Budgam, Magam, Bemina, Srinagar and Beerwah.


The nearest railway station is at Budgam Budgam Railway Station.


The nearest airport is at Ichgam Srinagar International Airport.


The Maidan Stadium is the largest sports stadium of Wahabpora.[citation needed]

Profession dataEdit

Number of Employees in Education Department 130
Number of Employees in Health Department 34
Number of Employees in Defence 409
Number of Employees in Judiciary 07
Number of Employees in Agriculture 23
Number of Employees in other departments 214
Number of farmers 2,023
Number of private Employees 250
Number of businessmen and shopkeers 149
Number of person with other occupations 561


Idarah Islamia Al-Mehdi a.s. Library, Al-Mehdi a.s. Chowk, Wahabpora
Astan Aaliyah of Mir Aga Syed Mohammad Baqir Moosavi
Religion Percent
Shia Muslims
Sunni Muslims
Noorbakh Shia
Distribution of population on religion.
Male and female population
Land Percent
Distribution of land.
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Wahabpora: mother-tongue of population.

  Kashmiri (70.00%)
  Urdu (20.00%)
  English (06:00%)
  other (04:00%)

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "6 IAF men, 1 civilian die in chopper crash". India Today.
  2. ^ "7 killed as IAF aircraft crashes in Budgam". m.greaterkashmir.com. Archived from the original on 6 March 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  3. ^ Arabic-Urdu Dictionary Page No. 220
  4. ^ Mosavi Dictionary of local words, Page No. 28-29
  5. ^ "موسسئہ راہ اسلام Raheislam Organisation". Telegram.
  6. ^ تاریخ کشمیر مطبوعہ راہ اسلام وہاب پورہ
  7. ^ "34 lakh mobile subscribers in lurch: Is Aircel going Tata Tele way in J&K?". Greater Kashmir. 23 February 2018.