Where is Tosamaidan located?

Where is Tosamaidan located?

Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir
Tosa Maidan is meadow in khag tehsil of Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Tosa Maidan is not only famous as a pasture but also for its historical background. Bounded by dense forests, it is situated about 10 kms from Khag in the mountains of the Himalayan range.

How do I get to Tosamaidan?

Tosa Maidan falls in district Budgam of Central Kashmir. One has to travel 45 km from Srinagar to Drung (tehsil Khag). This distance can be traversed by vehicle. From Drung afterwards, the path to Tosa Maidan is trekked on foot or on a horse.

Who built dam dam?

The Romans were the first to build arch dams, where the reaction forces from the abutment stabilizes the structure from the external hydrostatic pressure, but it was only in the 19th century that the engineering skills and construction materials available were capable of building the first large-scale arch dams.

What is Budgam famous for?

The place is known for its religious and historic sites such as the Budgam Imambara, the Tomb of Sheikh Noor-ud-Din, the Tomb of Sham Ded, the Tomb of Baba Latif-ud-Din and the Shrine of Hazrat Ganga Baba Rishi. Budgam is easily reachable via flights, rails and roads.

Who built Jhelum Valley Cart?

The Srinagar-Jhelum Valley road, as it was known then, was the lone dependable connection between Kashmir and the rest of the world until the mid-1950s when the then Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Bakhshi Ghulam Mohammad, initiated construction of the Jawahar Tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

Where is the seven storeyed building dam dam constructed by the Mughals?

The correct answer is Tosa Maidan. The Mughals used to go to Poonch using the Tosa Maidan route and it is said that they had constructed a seven-storeyed building Dam-Dam at this place.

What is the first dam in the world?

Quatinah Barrage / Lake Homs Dam, Syria The Quatinah Barrage or Lake Homs Dam, located in Syria, is the oldest operational dam in the world. The dam was constructed during the reign of the Egyptian Pharaoh Sethi between 1319-1304 BC, and was expanded during the Roman period and between 1934 and 1938.

Which is the richest district in Kashmir?

Srinagar has emerged as the richest district in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Union Territory with only 1.51 percent underprivileged people, a report of NITI Aayog said.

Who is Pratap Singh?

Pratap Singh, Maharana of Mewar. Pratap Singh, Raja of Satara (1793–1847), Nominal King of Maratha Empire, Satara – 1808–1839. Pratapsingh of Jaipur, the ruler of Jaipur from 1778 to 1803. Pratapsingh of Thanjavur, the Maratha ruler of Thanjavur from 1739 to 1763.

Who is Major Pratap Singh?

Maharaja Sir Pratap Singh GCSI GCIE GBE (18 July 1848 – 23 September 1925) was the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, and head of the Jamwal Rajput clan. He was succeeded as Maharaja by his nephew, Hari Singh, in 1925.