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Rajdhani is a village on Kotli-Mirpur main road, formerly seventeen miles from Mirpur but due to Mangla Dam, it is forty miles from Mirpur now, and it is twenty five miles from Kotli. Formerly, it was in District Mirpur and now it is in District Kotli and sub-district Charohai. Rajdhani valley is separated from Nar and Palaak by two mountains on either side. Both Nar and Palaak villages are six miles each From Rajdhani. From Palak, one enters the valley through Do-Pari Pass called Dupri –na- Gala. Do-Pari means two wings, and here River Pounch enters Mirpur valley and emerges from a fairly narrow gorge, where there is a bridge built now. The high peak on each side represents a wing hence it is known as two wings. And Pari means fairy which usually is associated with mountains. This is the first pass and first step towards Pir Punjal. Hence it can be translated as “fairy pass” The entrance from the north is through Jandi Gala, (Berries Pass). The pass is surrounded by wild berries but the entrance used to be through Hathi Gala, Elephant pass which has been abandoned since the new road has come in to existence.

The road itself is a post 1947 phenomena, before that it was the famous salt trade route to the valley of Kashmirand all transportation was by animals chiefly donkeys, camels and bulls.

The valley is six miles wide at the widest point and three at the narrowest point, it is about sixteen mile long and it stretches from Andrhal from the west to Samani in the east, Kala dab which is on Charohi , Mirpur road is the last village towards east and Andral/Kass Baroutian last in the west. The peak towards Palaak is lower than the peak towards Nar. Palaak peak has small bushy like vegetation in the west , however as it rises towards east there are some fir and other trees, The northern peak has many varieties of trees, including, fir, Tung, Lihander, wild mangos, and many other fruits and it was a source of local cattle herd survival. Generally, there are beautiful streams, small natural lakes in gorges, beautiful ravines, wild animals including rare red monkey.

The main village is a stadium like, agricultural land in the middle and houses all-round, It seems as though there has been a green policy in operation here but now it seems to be dwindling. For hardly there are any houses in the middle. The river Pounch runs through Rajdhani and in the last century or so has changed directions many times making people home less. There are little pockets of population all over which would be described later when we come to mohala breakdown.

This oyster like village is a full Patwar in itself and has two Mozias, Rajdhani and Karmal.

Mohalahs: Starting from west to east:

  • Kass,
  • Barootian,
  • Andral,
  • Khali Paeli,
  • Piyani, Buna Nala,

These are mohalas on the west banks of river Pounch, and then there is:

  • Ghora at times it is called Ghora /Andral because it use to be joined but now divided by the river changing direction in 1930s due to barri kang (big flood).
  • Karmal upper (Upperala)
  • Karmal lower (Bunna)

These three mohalas are directly on river bank Ghora to the west and Karmals to the south west of Main centre,

  • Thangri,
  • Tamote,

On the South ridge are:

  • Mohala Mistrian,
  • Riapur,
  • Rakha,
  • Dutwala,
  • Ghoga,
  • Mochian (Shoe makers)
  • Nayian (Barber),
  • Luman, Nakka,
  • Muqadama/Mocha,
  • Ikri

completing the southern side.

  • Kanjalan/Khada/Chumba/Kassi/Thoka, and old Bazaar
  • Banni Kalooni,
  • Parat camp,
  • Choki,
  • Bindi,
  • Parat choki,
  • Boys High School,
  • Passar,
  • Piran,
  • Kassi (Kasyal)
  • Chanch,
  • Gala Bazaar,
  • Darzian (Taylors)
  • Mehara,
  • Moori

These are the mohalas on the north and north western side and primarily run by the main Kotli Mirpur road. The girls high school is speck in the middle of the main village situated between mohala Nyian and Parat.

  • Bazi gharan,
  • Shoounti, Kaloni
  • Gujran – ni- Paeli
  • Dangrala
  • Kanyat
  • Siran-ni-Paeli
  • Kalyian
  • Satoie-na-nakka
  • Burgial
  • Khara dumb
  • Ambali Pahara
  • Palani

These are some of the new places where forest has been destroyed and houses have emerged with cultivating land. As a direct result of refugees and forestry corruption.

These in the mountains towards Nar north eastern side of the main village.