Bijbehara, also known as Vijeshwara and Vejibyour, is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is located on National Highway NH-1 A, connecting the Kashmir Valley with the rest of India. Bijbehara town is also known as "Chinar Town" because of two Chinar gardens which are known for their Chinars trees. Bijbehara is the home to oldest chinar tree in the region. The town is situated about 45 km from the summer capital, Srinagar.
Mehbooba had gone to a shrine at Khirram in Anantnag district to pay her obeisance and was returning to Bijbehara when the incident took place. One of the spare vehicles in the motorcade was damaged in.. IndiaTimes - Published