Botingoo

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Botingoo
Village
Country India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Baramulla
Subdistrict Sopore
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Pincode 193201

Botingoo is a village in the Zaingair area of Baramulla District in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is one of the largest villages of Zaingair. It is surrounded by many other villages like Mundji, Muqam, Magraypora, Hathlangoo, Watlab to name a few. Besides there is a famous shrine of Baba Shukur-ud-Din on the north-east side of the village. There are many shrines (Astans) in the village. These include Syed Sahib, Baba Sahab. There is a famous cricket ground called Panchayat Cricket Ground where cricket tournaments are played throughout the year. The income of the village comes mostly from agriculture. In addition to agriculture, most of the population is also concerned with the making of Fire Pots (Kanger) which accounts for more than half of the income of the village. There are reputed educational institutes like "Model Public High School Botingoo" and Govt. Higher Secondary Institute Botingoo in which all the students of ambient areas study. There are five mosques in the village including "Dar-ul-Salaam Markazi Jamia Masjid Botingoo" and Friday prayer is offered in three mosques. The Famous "Nahri-Zaingair" flows through the village which irrigates most of the land of farmers.

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