Banjosa is a small village and tourist attraction point about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir. Word Banjosa is still undefined but according to local peoples, Banjosa is hindko words, consist of two parts "Bun" means forest and Jousa was resident of the area. Banjosa has three main Marketplaces, (Mareed Na Bagla), R.A bazar, Miral Gala and Gale wala pir Bazaar. Religious militancy or freedom fight in Kashmir was launched by Captain Hussein khan and Other Pakistani Militants from Banjosa valley and other parts of Kashmir . This area is famous for its beautiful lake known as Banjosa Lake and sometime it also refers as Chotagala lake. In the beginning, Banjosa was tenanted by Kashmiri Hindu Pindiths. Muslims were alien in Banjosa around late 13th century. According to few Natives, Sudhans in Banjosa are combination of Saduzai and Kashmiri Barhamans. However, According to religious scholar of Banjosa Sardar Muhammad Azam Khan, Sudhans are immigrants of Palangi, Kashmir. After a long span of time, delineated clans of Mugals and Kiyanis were undertake in Banjosa.