Prisons in Jammu & Kashmir » Central Jail, Srinagar

Central Jail Srinagar

Central Jail Srinagar is the oldest jail in the State, its building also bears signs of age and decay. Lots of repair and renovation is done every year to keep it in a good condition and secure. Once located outside the city of Srinagar near the hillock of Hariparbat, the extension of the city has since over-taken it and human settlements have come around it. There is a proposal to shift the Central Jail Srinagar to some other place. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Tourist Reception Centre to Jail 5 Kms
Mode of Transport Metador, 3 Wheeler and Taxi
Location of the Jail Near Mohalla Hathi Khan,  Kathidarwara, Srinagar
Climatic Conditions Summer: Pleasant / Rainy
Winter : Inclement / very Cold
Language spoken English/ Urdu/ Hindi/ Dogri/ Kashmiri
Lodgement Capacity of the Jail 360
Contact information ( O )  0194-2423514
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