Karela Majhan is a small Union council town in tehsil Fatehpur in district Kotli of Azad Jammu Kashmir. This small town consists of 2 villages Karela and Majhan. This town is located very close to the border of AJK and Indian Occupied Kashmir, and about 5 kms from Datote and about 10 kms from the town of Nakyal on punjni road. It is surrounded by snow covered pir panjal mountain range and gives the mesmerizing view of the valley. According to the current survey done the AJK government total population of Karela Majhan is about 5000. Weather in this area is relatively colder than rest of the AJK due to the high mountain range in the area.
This is one of the major towns that took the shock of October 2005 earthquake. Many people died in land sliding and earthquake left a devastating effect in this area. Poonch River runs through this valley which makes agriculture the major source of living for the people of this town. Farmers grow rice, wheat, and apples. . It’s also a good tourist spot in AJK with tons of breathe taking views of lush green mountains with rivers running through the base of these mountains
Many residents in this town have migrated to United Kingdom and Australia for a better living and started to settle there with families and supporting their people in their home town. They send money to Karela majhan and spend on its development like roads and houses. For all those people following is the list of Banks for any kind of financial transaction like sending money to Karela or receiving money in Karela majhan:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|National bank of Pakistan (NBP)||1781||Main Bazar Karela, Teh fatehpur, Distt Kotli AJK||05826-923451||No|
There is no ATM facility & the closest ATM will be in the town of Datote. You can also send or receive money in Karela Majhan by using western union services. Money gram services are not available in this Town.
If you’re from Karela Majhan & can share more information like if there’re any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please use the comments area so that others can also benefit from it.