Gurez Valley receives fresh spell of Snowfall, movement halted at Razdhan Pass

Gurez Valley receives fresh spell of Snowfall, movement halted at Razdhan Pass 1

Bandipora: The fresh snowfall was witnessed in Gurez valley of the Bandipora district today afternoon.

The fresh snowfall was witnessed at the Razdan Top of the Gurez, the highest pass connecting Gurez valley with Bandipora district in north Kashmir.

Razdan Top is nearly at an elevation of 12000 feet, which also serves as a gateway to the scenic Gurez valley with light snowfall, following overnight rain and thunderstorms. Locals told JKyouth that the Razdan Pass received a fresh spell of snowfall Tuesday Afternoon.

Vehicle movement was also halted for some time from Peer-Baba to Zedkus Nala following the fresh spell of Snowfall, meanwhile later the authorities allowed vehicle to cross Razdhan pass from both the sides.

Mehwish Zahoor from Gurez scores 652 Marks in NEET 2022 exam, gets AIR 16(ST)

Mehwish Zahoor

While students all across the country strive really hard throughout their secondary educational years to crack the national level competitive exam (NEET) with the help and guidance of experienced faculties in the stream, a girl named Mehwish Zahoor from the far-flung region Gurez, Bandipora has earned herself a seat in the medical college.

Divisional Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais felicitated Ms Mehwish Zahoor, a young tribal girl from Gurez , for meritorious performance in NEET 2022 by securing 652 Marks and getting an AIR – 16 (ST).

Mehwish is the only person from the tribal area Gurez, who has managed to get AIR among Toppers despite all the hardships.

Her Father Zahoor Ahmad Mapnoo says, her daughter has worked very hard to achieve this success, she wants to study Medicine and will soon Join GMC Srinagar/SKIMS Soura for her further Studies.

“In the Gurez valley where people used to abstain during the day in going out due to fear of cross border shelling, Girls like Mehwish are coming forward with the vision to develop the whole community.