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.