Anantnag, a city and
municipality in Anantnag District in Jammu and Kasshir is a large business and
trading centre of the valley. It is widely regarded as the financial and
commercial capital of the Kashmir Valley and is one of the most beautiful parts
of the Kashmir Valley; with its gushing streams, sights and sounds which has
made Kashmir truly heavenly.
There exists the
confluence of three streams which are Arapath, Brengi and Sandran. The
resulting river is the Veth or Jhelum river. There are several larger streams
such as Brengi. Another stream joins he river a little downstream and it is at
that point that the river can be navigated.
In the days of the old, Jhelum river was the main source of transportation from Anantnag
to other towns downstream.