About Mattan

About MattanMattan is a town that belong s to Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is sited at a distance of 10 km away from its district Headquarters Anantnag and 62 km away from the state capital Srinagar. Mattan is also known as Martand since the popular and historic Martand temple is located very close to the town. The name Mattan came from Macch – Bhawan in which Macca is a name of a fish. Urdu, Hindi and Kashmiri are the most spoken languages of Mattan.

The town is one of the highest Hindu populated towns in Jammu and Kashmir. The town has a long spiritual history.  Sadar Bazar is a very famous locality of the town. The Mattan cricket ground is a very popular sports ground in Anantnag district known for many local matches.

Mattan Cricket Ground
Address: KP Road
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125

Geography of Mattan

Geography of Mattan
The town is elevated at a height of 1603 m above sea level and it has its coordinates at 33.775391° North latitude and 75.206673° East longitude. It is bounded by Dachnipora Tehsil in the wes, Shangus Tehsil in the South, Warwan Tehsil in the East and Anantnag Tehsil in the South. Mattan lies very close to the banks of River Liddar towards its North West. The Brah canal runs through the town. The town grounds numerous small water bodies among which Kamal kund and Vimal kund are very popular.

The cities that are sited close to the town are Anantnag at 10 km away, Srinagar at 62 km away, Bandipore at 85 km away and Sopore at 93 km away. The Taluks located nearby the town are Tral at 20 km away, Dachnipora at 28 km away, Shangus at 32 km away and Warwan at 35 km away. The districts that are sited nearby the town are Pulwama at 43 km away, Kulgam at 51 km away and Badgam at 51 km away.

Demography of Mattan

As per 2011 population census the town has a total population of 9246 people out of which male constitutes 5101 and female constitutes 4145. The town homes nearly 1384 families within its borders. The sex ratio of the town is 813 female out of 1000 male. Out of the total Mattan population 14.63 % i.e. 1353 belongs to children population in the town between the age group of 0 to 6 years. Out of the total child population nearly 691 constitute boys and the rest of 662 constitute girls. The child sex ratio in the town is recorded as 958 girls out of 1000 boys. This ratio is very much higher than the average Jammu and Kashmir state average ratio of 862. 

The literacy rate in Mattan is recorded as 73.33 % which means nearly 5788 people of the total town population are literates. The Mattan literacy rate is higher than the average state value of 67.16 %. The male literacy rate constitutes 82.77 % i.e. 3650 males and the female literacy rate constitutes 61.38 % i.e. 2138 females.  Out of the total Mattan population nearly 3458 people are recorded as illiterates.

The total number of people employed in the town is recorded as 3710 out of which male constitutes 2827 and female constitutes 883. Out of the total working population nearly 71.18 % i.e. 2678 people are engaged in main work and 27.82 % i.e. 1032 people are engaged in marginal work. Out of the total Mattan population nearly 1.16 % of people belong to Schedule caste and 0.49 % of people belong to Schedule tribe.

Tourist Places nearby Mattan

Mattan is sited among very good tourist destinations in its state like Dachigam National Park at 30 km away, Amarnath at 35 km away, Anantnag at 35 km away, Sonamarg at 35 km away and Pulwana at 46 km away.

Administration in Mattan

Mattan town constitutes a municipal committee or a notified area committee which forms the local government in the town. The Mattan municipal committee comprises of 12 wards for which elections are held one in 5 years and 12 ward members are elected to the Mattan municipal committee. Mattan town comes under Anantnag Tehsil of its state sub division of district that is the sub districts. 

Mattan operates under Kashmir valley administrative division of state administration. Mattan belongs to Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the town is Shri Mehbooba Mufti. Also the town comes under Anantnag Vidhan Sabha constituency and the current MLA of Mattan is Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. 

Pandit Late Shri Badri Nath Sidha of Mattan

Pandit Late Shri Badri Nath Sidha was a very popular personality of Mattan town who is well known for his educational reform in Mattan as he is brought awareness among the locals about the importance of education and acted as a prime factor to increase the literacy rate in Mattan. The current generation of Mattan is also well aware of this vibrant personality due to whom the town at present stands as one of the highest literacy rate towns of Jammu and Kashmir. Currently the grandson of Pandit Late Shri Badri Nath Sidha named Deepak Sidha who is a writer cum poet also following his grand father’s footsteps to bring up the literacy rate in Mattan. 

Transport in Mattan

Mattan has a very strong roadway transport system. The KP Road is the major road running through the town connecting it with its nearby localities. The other major roadways in the town are the Mattan Gopalpur road, Islamabad Mattan road, Central jail road, Pranbawan road, Sadar Bazar Mattan road and many more.

The town doesn’t own an airport or a railway station. The airports that are sited close to the town are Srinagar International airport at 66 km away and Satwari airport at 250 km away from the town. The Jammu Tawi railway station is the nearby major railway station from the town which is sited at a distance of 248 km away. The other railway stations close to Mattan are Brijbehera railway station at 30 km away and Panjgam railway station at 25 km away. The town has good local transportation facilities also.

Here is the detailed list of car hiring agencies in Mattan:

Transport in MattanMohammad Akhtar Pathan
Address:
Ranbirpora
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419736520

Altaf Ahmad Khan
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697806013

Majeed Manzoor Ganie
Address:
Pahalgam
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622799295

Mushtaq Ahmad Shah
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906941041

Aasim Rasheed Rather
Address:
Seer Hamdan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8419035445

Aasim Rasheed Rather
Address:
Seer Hamdan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8419035445

Places of Worship in Mattan

The town is very popular for its places of worship since Mattan is said to have a spiritual history.

Martand Tirath
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125

Jamia Masjid
Address:
Sadar Bazar, Mattan Gopalpur Road
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125

Martand Temple
Address:
Mattan Gopalpur Road
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125

Markazi Jamia Masjid
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125

Eating Joints in Mattan

Mattan town is very popular for its fast foods, bakeries and beverages. The locals in the town are tea lovers.

Ghulam Hassan Bhat
Address:
Panzmulla
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906534944

Mehak Bakery
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797908392

Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat Tea Stall
Address:
Main Market
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622546197
Landmark: Opposite the Temple

International Tea Stall
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298589398

Nazir Ahmad Sheikh
Address:
Seer Hamdan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622724213

Chemist in Mattan

The municipal committee of Mattan homes numerous chemists in its grounds which operates all days in a week to provide essential drugs to its customers.

Chemist in MattanParvaiz Medicate
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419726092

Al Hassan Medical Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858470064

Wani Medical Hall
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906860107

Bismillah Medical Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9469616942

Mushtaq Ahmad Teli
Address:
Seer Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419091196

Wadoo Sons Pharmacy
Address:
Seer Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797058810

Zahoor Medical Store
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906478856

Wani Medical Store
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622460042

Hilal Ahmad Wani
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697972027

Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419744790

Friends Medical Store
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596353967

Parvaize Medicate
Address:
  Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596534799

Padder Medical Store
Address: 
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9018887620

Raju Medicate
Address:
Main Market    
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797945715

New Padder Medical Store
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419532252

Shah Medicates
Address: 
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803458876

Bhat Sons Drug Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797290299

Beauty Parlors in Mattan

The beauty parlors in the town offer excellent beauty service and beauty care treatments to its customers.

Mohd Shahzad Mansoori
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9086924460

Mohd Sadiq
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9796982950

Hamidullah Hajam
Address:
Prawn Bawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697846767

Abdul Hamid Bhat
Address:
Main Market    
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596108726

Mohmmad Shahzad Mansoori
Address:
Main Market    
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9068924460

Akbar Hair Dresser
Address:
Main Market    
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596548219

Abdul Majeed Hajam
Address:
Main Market    
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797468692

New Style Hair Dresser
Address:
Nanil Nanil
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797292276

Textile Stores in Mattan

The textile garment stores in the town are very popular for its garment collection for the reason which Mattan is visited by customers in and around the town.

Textile Stores in MattanGazamfar Bodha
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419503940

Bodha Cloth House
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803829105, 1932237197

G M Traders
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622522465

Muzffar John Bodha & Sons
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797164101

Basit Cloth House
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298706713

Manzoor Ahmad Malik
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797234959

Wani Cloth House
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622859132

Abdul Hameed Bodha
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419503941

Tariq Ahmad Bodha
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9796306986

Ghulam Hassan Khanday
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596402531

Aphiz Collection
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9018797828

Bhat Cloth House
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596437418

Shaheen Collection
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9469047221

Rayaz Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622497528

Manzoor Ahmad Shah
Address:
Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622504481

Dar Readymade
Address:
Panzmulla
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797023811

Bashir Ahmad Khanday
Address:
Panzmulla
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596353811

Kings Collection
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9796762875

Shaheen Collection
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 796900472

Bismillah Collection
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9469173331

Retail Stores in Mattan

The town homes numerous retail cum general stores which does retail business on groceries to its customers.

Paddar General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697773466

A Bhai General store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803078262
Landmark:  Near J & K Bank

Kirtee General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906928166
Landmark: Near Haji Complex

General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803440981, 9018841282

Bhat General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596535137, 8803390374
Landmark:  Near Jewellery Shop

Mushtaq General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906941248
Landmark: Near Paddar General Store

Sajad General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797780337

Abass Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Okura
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906814749

Shabir Ahmad Sheikh
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803386440

Afrooz Ahmad Sheikh
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419735391

Gull Mohd Rather
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298057182

Aijaz Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419941781

Bashir Ahmad Shah
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797928973

Bashir Ahmad Sofi
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419638773

Mohammad Samoon
Address:
Seer, Hamdan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906627761

Mohd Jabbar Khanday
Address:
Tangmarng, Salai
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906485762

Arsheed Ahmad Wani
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419424716

Ghulam Hassan Shah
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803348594

Sheraz Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622199347

Naziir Ahmad Kumar
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797959993

Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622547936

Mohd Shafi
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906484593

Gulzar Ahmad Mir
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596457934

Abdul Salam Shah
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8491084586

Muzafar Ahmad Shah
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906850138

Ghulam Hassan Sofi
Address:
Salia   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797245290

Shabir Ahmad Shah
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596096693

Rayaz Ahmad Khanday
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596131662

Mohd Iqbal Mantoo
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596275170

Reyaz Ahmad Wani
Address:
Panzmulla, Salia
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906952477

Nisar Ahmad
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298324479

Padder General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9018470837

Aijaz Ahmad
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622764349

Mir General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419644657

Wani General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697937505

A.A.Combines
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797769906

Shabir Ahmad Sheikh
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622799245

Misgar General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697349185

Sabzar General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906928739

Mohmmad Yaseen Khanday
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298504737

Ishfaq Ahmad Wani
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797548330

Bhat General Store
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9419511677

Mohammad Afroz
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9796909954

Sanaullah Wani
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622231100, 1932237393

A R General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9086578464

Khanday Brothers
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906406364

Manzoor Ahmad
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9469028659

Muzaffar Ahmad
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906883748

Tawakat General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858798999

Farooq Ahmad Shilla
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298103738

B I Traders
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858371525

S.S.Enterprises
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 8803054165

Bhat General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 7298106131

Bhat Brothers
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9086478933

Mithal General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797946908

Zahid Hussain Zargar
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906541258

Kak And Co.
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906546511

Sheikh General Store
Address:
Prawnbawan   
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596480180

Jeelani General Store
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797884867

Dar Telecom
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9906498098

Footwear Stores in Mattan

The footwear stores in Mattan displays a good collection of fancy, branded, leather and casual footwear for its customers.

Riyaz Ahmad Khanday
Address:
Seer Hamdan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858242292

Amir Footwear
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622724322

Wani Footware
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9596319522

Book Stores in Mattan

Mattan town operates numerous book stores which sells and buys book from and to its customers.

 Shah Book Shop
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9622475349
Landmark: Near State Bank Of India ATM

Ubaid Stationary
Address:
Prawn Bawan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858702779

Parvinder Stationary
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9697887667

Photo Studios in Mattan

The photo studios in Mattan town does business on photography and videography works on social events organized in and around the town.

Mohd Ramzan Allie
Address:
Seer Hamdan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9858843671

Vishal Enterprises
Address:
Prawn Bawan
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9796349927

Vishal Digital Studiio
Address:
Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192125
Phone no.: 9797959612

Regional Passport Office of Mattan

The state capital Srinagar is the regional passport office for Mattan municipal committee jurisdiction where passport application forms are submitted.

Srinagar Passport Office
Address:
Boulevard Road
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir-190001
Phone no.: 0194-2451193, 2451203, 2451401 

Fast Facts about Mattan

State: Jammu and Kashmir
District: Anantnag
Latitude: 33.775391° North
Longitude: 75.206673° East
Altitude: 1603 m
Pin Code:  192125
Local Language:  Urdu, Hindi and Kashmiri

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