|Union Territory||Jammu and Kashmir|
|• Others||Gojri, Kashmiri, Pahari|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||JK 12|
The Haveli Tehsil is a tehsil of the Poonch district in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is headquartered at the Poonch Town.
The History of Poonch District of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir had four tehsils: Haveli and Mendhar in the east, and Bagh and Sudhanoti in the west.
As a result of the First Kashmir War of 1947, the Haveli tehsil got bifurcated, with the northern half passing into Pakistani control and the southern half remaining in Indian-administered Kashmir. The Pakistani half of the tehsil has now been made into a district.
The Haveli tehsil of the Indian-administered Kashmir was further bifurcated into the present Haveli tehsil and the Mandi tehsil based at Mandi.
The Haveli tehsil is headquartered at Poonch.
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