Jammu

(redirected from Jammu Tawi)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Jammu

(jŭ`mo͞o), city (1991 pop. 206,135), Jammu and Kashmir union territory, N India, on the Tawi River and in the Himalayan foothills. The winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, it is strategically important as the southern terminus of a highway linking the Vale of Kashmir with the North Indian plain. Once the seat of a Rajput dynasty, Jammu became the nucleus of the dominions of Gulab Singh, founder of the last ruling house of Kashmir. On one bank of the river is Jammu's old Fort of Bahu; on the other bank is the maharaja's palace. Jammu and Kashmir has for years been the site of border disputes with Pakistan in the north and with China in the northeast. It is the only Indian state with a Muslim majority. See KashmirKashmir
, region and former princely state, 85,714 sq mi (222,236 sq km), NW India, NE Pakistan, and SW China. Kashmir is bordered on the west by Pakistan, on the south by India, and on the north and east by China.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Jammu

 

a city in northwestern India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir; the second administrative center (winter residence) of the state. Population, 155,200, (1971). Located on a major highway, Jammu is an important transportation and commercial center in the foothills of the Himalayas and the Tawi River valley. Its industries include silk spinning, rice milling, and the production of rubber goods, leatherwares, pottery, and medications.

Jammu

a city in N India, winter capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Pop.: 378 431 (2001)
References in periodicals archive ?
The 19225 / 19226 Bathinda- Jammu Tawi - Bhatinda Express train Journey Commencing on 22.08.2019 will be diverted to run via Firozpur-Moga - Ludhiana-Jalandhar City- Amritsar.
The incident occurred around 1.47 pm when the Rourkela- Jammu Tawi Muri Express was between Sirathu and Athsarai railway stations.
According to a press release of the Pakistan Rangers, Sieta Shell Yadaive, an official of Indian Border Forces crossed the Pakistani territory when their boat overturned in the river Jammu Tawi.
* Kota - Jammu Tawi Express (Weekly) via New Delhi, Ambala
The nearest railhead is at Jammu Tawi (305 km away).
The train regularly travels from Ajmer to Jammu Tawi in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Ministry of Railways has decided to transport relief materials free of charge by coaching trains to Jammu Tawi and Udhampur from any station in India.
Yadaive, badge No 05254476, Charlie company, 33 battalion of Indian Border Security Forces, said he was in the river Jammu Tawi during routine patrolling in a boat.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): A new weekly Humsafar Superfast Express Train will be introduced to run between Jammu Tawi and Sealdah.
WITH demand for train tickets soaring as Holi gets nearer, the railways have decided to run two superfast premium special express trains on Delhi- Mumbai and Delhi- Jammu Tawi sectors forwhich ticket prices could fly high as in the case of airfares.