Kishtwar

Kishtwar District is a beautiful district of the state of Jammu and Kashmir of India. As of 2011 it is the third least populous district of Jammu and Kashmir (out of 22), after Kargil and Leh. It’s Famous For World Renowned Sapphire & Saffron. It’s Situated On The Banks Of River Chenab.

Kishtwar district consists of 9 blocks: Marwah, Warwan, Dachan, Kishtwar, Nagsani, Drabshalla, Inderwal, Chatroo, and Paddar. Each block consists of a number of panchayats.

Block Kishtwar is the 1st block of Kishtwar District and Beron Town 1st Kishtwar is the 1st panchayat of Block Kishtwar, beron town panchayat consists of Panditgam, Zewar, Nagdera, Bucherwal Mohalla, Semmna and Wazgwari

Padder tehsil is the most remote town of the district bordered by Zanskar to the east and towered by the Sickle Moon Peak.

Kishtwar District has 2 assembly constituencies: Inderwal and Kishtwar. Marwah consist 12 panchayats 1.Nowpachi2.Nowgam.3.yourdu.4 pethgam.5.Ranie A.6 Ranie B 7.Quderna.8 Quderna B.9 Chanjer.10 Dehrana.11 Hanzal.12.Teller. BJP and CONG won one Assembly Constituency each respectively.

According to the 2011 census Kishtwar district has a population of 227,976, roughly equal to the nation of Vanuatu. This gives it a ranking of 586th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 29 inhabitants per square kilometre (75/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.06%. Kishtwar has a sex ratio of 938 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 58.54%. [Male 71.75% [Female 44.13%]. The district is Muslim majority, with Hindus constituting about 40% of the population.