shrinking space for tongas in kashmir


Horse-drawn-cart or locally called tonga, the traditional vehicles are dwindling like the traditions and customs of valley itself. Spaces reserved for them across the towns and cities in Kashmir are invariably shrinking in the valley of Kashmir. From dawn to dusk these Tongawallas used to move, look for passengers and drop them to their destination. […]

Bakerwals of kashmir living on the edge


Bakerwals of Kashmir, Living On The edge. After spending harsh winter in their hometown Riyasi, nearly 2000 Bakerwals, hailing from Riyasi are sprinkled at 150 different places in district Anantnag in south of Indian Administered Kashmir. Dispersed in small groups, the Bakerwals have pitched their tents in deserted open fields aside of the inhabited villages. […]