1. Anjuman Taraqqi Adab:- This organization is the oldest literary organization of District Kishtwar. It is said that this organization was founded on the insistence of the Late Ishrat Kashmiri in 1935. At that time the late Ghulam Haider Gagroo, Qaiser Kishtwari was appointed its President while Nishat Kishtwari
Kishtwar is the land of harmonious culture. Variety of languages and dialects are spoken in the mountainous terrain.
It is an old saying that " चार कोस पर पानी बदले, आठ कोस पर वाणी ", means that the dialectical changes take place after every fifteen to twenty kilometers. Kishtwar is
श्री हुद माता - त्रि संधीय The world famous Brahama Peaks, talking to sky and standing side by side in the nanth nala region of Dachhan, have a series of sites of pilgrimage under its lap. Beyond the last habitation namely Nanth Nala, 9kms away from village Panjdhara of
Jai Mata Di Jai Mata Di Jai Mata DiAshtdashbhuja Mata (Eighteen armed goddess), an incranation of Durga has been the chief deity of the Hindus of Kishtwar and its adjoining area from the ancient times.
Tatapani, translated from Hindi as "hot water," holy hot springs. Like most holy hot springs in India, they come with a story:Seven thousand years ago, during the times of the Mahabharata the elder brother of Krishna, Balram came to the valley in the form of a sadhu
The Padder Valley is also known as the Machael Valley to some, named after the first settler called Mahu but also the name of one of the largest upstream villages. When Mahu settled the valley and where he was originally from are unknown. What is known is