Marala Headworks Sialkot is a worth watching place in the season of canola i.e January to March. The mountains of occupied kashmir is visible after heavy rain on a shining morning , these mountains are called Pir Panjal range.The view of the whole area from Headmarala to Bajwat is so surreal and looks like a fantasy world but yes its real. His beauty beats many places in Pakistan.
The Pir Panjal Range is a mountain range in the Middle Himalayas running from east southeast to west northwest across the state of Kashmir in the Indian-Occupied Kashmir as well as Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. The eastern segment of the range forms the watershed that separates the Chenab river from the Beas river.
Marala Headworks is located on the Chenab River about 20 km from Sialkot. Two major water canals originate at the Marala Headworks – the Marala-Ravi Link Canal and the Upper Chenab Canal. Planning of the Mangla-Marala Link Canal is in the pipeline.
The area around the Marala Headworks Lake is also a picnic spot. The Bajwat Wildlife Sanctuary includes a complex of natural riverine habitats along the Chenab River and two of its tributaries, extending up to the border with India with a total area of 5400 hectares providing protection to waterfowl, as well as a variety of mammals including Hog Deer and Nilgai.
Photography Credit : S.M.Bukhari’s