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28 Jul
Air Commodore Hilal Ahmad Rather, #IndianAirForce is a resident of Bakshi Abad #Anantnag #Kashmir & is an Alumni of Sainik School Nagrota #Jammu

He was commissioned in the #IndianAirForce as a #Pilot in the flying branch on 17 December 1988.
He has more than 3000 hours of accident-free flying on MiG-21s, Mirage-2000 & Kiran aircraft. He is a #Fighter Combat Leader & qualified Flying Instructor. He has commanded a Mirage-2000 Squadron & also a front-line Air Force Base. He graduated from Air War College in #USA ..
..with academic distinction. Air Commodore HA Rather joined as Ops lA, Western Air Command (WAC) on 15 JuIy 2013. With dogged determination, he systematically went about addressing the weak aspects of aircrew #training & diligently monitored the achievement of the set targets.
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28 Jul
๐Ÿ•ŒMosques in Jammu and Kashmir :
1. Hazratbal Mosque :
The #Hazratbal Shrine in Hazratbal, Srinagar situated on the Northern bank of the #DalLake, #Srinagar. The silvery-white #Hazratbal #Mosque is revered for housing a relic, the Prophetโ€™s hair. #Kashmir #Srinagar #Muslim .
The name of the shrine comes from the Farsi word Hazrat, meaning "#respected", and the #Kashmiri word Bal, meaning "Place". Thus it means the place which is given high regard and is respected among the people.The place is also known as Assar-e-Sharif, #Dargah Sharif, #HazratBal .
2. ๐‰๐š๐ฆ๐ข๐š ๐Œ๐š๐ฃ๐ข๐ ๐’๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐š๐ ๐š๐ซ: A 600-year-old #Mosque in #Srinagar,located in the Nowhatta area in the middle of the old city. The tranquil #Mosque is known for its unique #architecture, the highlight being the 378 wooden Deodar pillars.#kashmirvalley #Kashmiriyat .
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25 Jul
Seven Bridges (Kadals) of #Kashmir
๐€๐ฆ๐ข๐ซ๐š๐ง ๐Š๐š๐๐š๐ฅ
Built by #Afghan governor ๐€๐ฆ๐ข๐ซ ๐Š๐ก๐š๐ง ๐’๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐‰๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ง in 1774-1777. Probably that is the reason โ€˜Amira/amiran/omra/womra Kadalโ€™ is referred to as โ€˜The heart of #Srinagar โ€™....
...Dating back from the 1770s, during the #Afghan rule over the #valley through the re-construction in 1982, the bridge adds to the feel of the local life and livelihood.
๐‡๐š๐›๐›๐š ๐Š๐š๐๐š๐ฅ
Built by ๐‡๐š๐›๐ข๐› ๐’๐ก๐š๐ก, ruler in 1551. Or believed to be by ๐˜๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐Ÿ ๐’๐ก๐š๐ก ๐‚๐ก๐šk (1510-17) and named after Habba Khatoon. A very familiar view from the window of the small lower #houses located across the river during the 1980s was that of.
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19 Jul
#Thread on Mushaal Mullick
Mushaal Mullick is the wife of #terrorist turned separatist leader #YasinMalik . A #Pakistani by birth, she is often seen on SM expressing her discontent on how Indian Armed Forces are dealing with situation in #Kashmir in a rather exaggerated manner
Going through all her self-made videos, one canโ€™t help but appreciate her โ€˜skillsโ€™ to turn any international day,event/birth/death #anniversary into an agenda to malign the Indian #armedforces ...
If someone tells you that Mushall Mullick has uploaded a video, expect nothing else but jabber about #Indian Govt & its #Security Forces. However, itโ€™s not very difficult to understand the reason behind her almost daily, monotonous anti-India rants
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17 Jul
History of #Amarnath Yatra
#Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu & Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m about 141 km from Srinagar. There are two routes through which we can reach #Amarnath shrine...
Southern route is from #Pahalgam & Northern route starts from #Baltal.

Pahalgam is about 92 km from #Srinagar whereas Baltal is 51 Kms from #Srinagar.

After reaching Pahalgam or Baltal, further travel has to be done with the help of foot or by horse/mule or helicopter
Yatra begins in the month of July. It is the belief of #Hindus that #Shiva, one of three supreme gods, the other two being Brahma & Vishnu, appears for the only once in the whole year in the unique form of an ice Lingam...
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8 Jul
#Thread on #BurhanWani
8th July 2016 was the day when Security Forces eliminated dreaded #terrorist #BurhanWani in #Tral #Kashmir
Since then, 8th July is presented as a โ€˜very importantโ€™ day in #Kashmir by #Pakistan based propaganda machinery...
They flood social media with posts, posters, videos glorifying him, labeling him as martyr, messiah, studious , son of โ€˜maths teacherโ€™ etc hiding his dirty image from locals...
One who knows how #terrorism industry works in #Kashmir is also aware what really attracts young boys towards it. Mostly, they get inspired by a friend, an elder brother or an uncle who picked up arms & his job now is to recruit more for a failed cause...
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6 Jul
#Thread on Asiya Andrabi

Asiya Andrabi is one of the famous #Kashmiri separatists in the valley. She is senior to #SyedAliShahGeelani in this field & also the most notorious of them all given what she has done over the past 38 years of her career in making lives of ...(1/26)
..locals miserable in #Kashmir .A Biochemistry graduate, PG in Arabic frm Kashmir University, she dreamt to make a career. When her brother stopped her from pursuing studies any further, she turned to #Islam & started studying #Quran to understand why this happened to her? (2/26
..& a couple of years later when she came out all armed with religious knowledge, it turned out to be a waste as she had got it all WRONG. From here began her career in #Terrorism in 1982. .(3/26)
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4 Jul
#Thread on Dr Mubeen Shah
Dr Shah is a known name in #Kashmir & has been involved in seditious activities. He was detained last yr post abrogation of #Article370 alongwith other influential personalities with separatist ideologies as they cud hv caused massive unrest in Valley
Dr Mubeen Shah is a businessman from #Srinagar #Kashmir. He is an influential personality in the valley. He studied in Burn Hall School, Srinagar & is an MBBS Degree Holder. He remains the forerunner in showing SF & authorities in poor light & is his main agenda on SM...
....This is when he himself held key positions of authority in the past.
A. President Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry
B. President J&K Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry(JCCI)
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