Budgam district came into existence in 1979, prior to
which it was part of Srinagar district. District Budgam borders four
other Districts--- Baramullah and Srinagar in north, Pulwama in south
and Poonch border in south west
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Kani shawl adomed the
caesar's court and was looked upon by Mughals and later by Nawabs as
mark of nobility. In 1776 Napoleon presented a Kani shawl to his
wife Josephine and with that took off a new fashion trend in
In the olden days, Budgam was a part of district Baramulla, when
Srinagar itself was a constituent of the Anantnag district. It was then known as tehsil
Sri Pratap. Historical record suggests that Budgam was also referred to as Pargana
Deesu. According to a well-known chronicler - Khawaja Azam Demari - the area was also
known as Deedmarbag.
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