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Shopian or Shupiyan, known as Shupyan in kashmiri, is a hill district with its administrative division in Shopian, located in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, since it is situated on the historical road commonly known as Mughal Road, most of its area is occupied by forests. Shopian district comes under the Pir Panjal Range which makes it very cold in winter. After partition of India, it was a tehsil of Pulwama district. In March, 2007, the district status was granted by the Government of India. The economy of the district depends on agriculture, particularly apple growing. Shopian is 22 km (14 mi) from Aglar which connects it with Pulwama district and is one of the border towns of the district.
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NSA Doval interacts with Kashmiris over lunch, takes stock of situationNSA Ajit Doval on Wednesday visited Shopian and met with some local people as part of his visit for an assessment on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of stripping the state of its special..
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