A doctor from Baramulla district has become third person in Jammu and Kashmir to buy a piece of land on lunar surface (moon).
Dr. Kousar Bakshi, a Kashmir-based doctor from Baramulla and CEO of ARML Labs in Handwara, has been officially communicated by the Lunar Registry about his successful bid.
As per a registered claim, which reads that Dr. Kousar Bakshi is recorded as the true owner of the property located at Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquillity) 8.35 Degree North Latitude, 30.85 Degree East Longitude, Tract 34, Parcel 21024.
Dr. Bakshi expressed his elation over the achievement. “I applied for the bid on July 6, 2023, and as per a communiqué received by me, my bid shows to have gone through as of September 12, 2023,” Dr Bakshi said.
It is pertinent to mention, Shahid Yaqoob Khan from HMT Srinagar was the first person from Kashmir valley to buy a piece of land on moon in February 2022.