ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP

 

 

The district headquarter is located at Rajouri town, which is 154 Kms. away from Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir. The district is divided into thirteen Tehsils and Ninteen blocks. The administrative set up is as under:  

TEHSILS

BLOCKS

ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES

PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

RAJOURI

RAJOURI

81-NOWSHERA

PART OF 6 JAMMU-POONCH PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

NOWSHERA

MANJAKOTE

82-DARHAL

KALAKOTE

DARHAL

83-RAJOURI

SUNDERBANI

KALAKOTE

84-KALAKOTE

 

KOTERANKA

BUDHAL

 

 

THANNAMANDI

SUNDERBANI

 

 

DARHAL

NOWSHERA

 

 

 

THANNAMANDI

 

 

DOONGI

 

New Adm Units Created

 

1

 Unit

Nos.

Name

 

2

Sub-Division

 04

(I) Thannamandi (II) Koteranka, (iii) Kalakote, (iv) Sunderbani

 

3

Tehsils

07

(i) Manjakote (ii) Khawas (iii)Taryath  (iv) Qila Darhal (v) Laroka (vi) Beri Pattan (vii) Siot

 

5

CD Blocks

10

(i) Planger, (ii) lamberi (iii) Qila Darhal

 (iv)Dhangri (v) Siot (vi) Seri (vii) Budhal (viii) Khawas (ix) Moghla (x) Panjgrian

 

6

Niabat

16

(i) Ghambir Mughlan (ii) Shahdara (iii) Saaj (iv) Ujhan, (v) Peeri, (vi) Narla Bambal (vii) Solki, (viii)Taryath (ix) Bambliya (x) Moghla (xi) Bhowani (xii) Lamberi (xiii) Dandaser (xiv) Qila Darhal (xv) Prat (xvi) Kangri.

 

 

 

        Rajouri District comprises of 380 villages (376 are inhabited villages) out of which Hindu population dominates 157 villages while Muslim dominates 228 villages and Sikh population dominates 2 villages. Among Muslim community, the pahari population dominates 123 villages, while the Gujjars and Bakerwals dominate 95 villages. The total population of the District is 4.83 lacs as per the Census 2001. The Hindu Muslim ratio is 60:37 respectively. Among Hindus, Kalakote area and some villages of Budhal are dominated by Rajputs, while the Brahmins dominate Nowshera and Sunderbani area. There is more concentration of schedule caste in Nowshera and Sunderbani area. Among Muslims, the Gujjar and Bakerwal population dominate Budhal Block while Manjakote and Rajouri are dominated by the Paharies. Darhal block is comprised of Gujjars, Bakerwals and Paharies while Kashmiri Muslims also inhabit Thannamandi, Behrote and proper Rajouri. Rajouri town is comprised of mixed population. Mostly traders are residing in the city. Among Hindu traders, Guptas are dominating while Kashmiri Muslims are dominating the Muslim traders in the town.

 

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