Doban is a backward area, 40 kilometres from district headquarters, situated in Lolab Valley. They do not have any hospitals or schools here and hardly any other source of livelihood than rearing cattle.
The above video is from Shopian, about the death of a 26 year old youth, drowned in the river while carrying Rice and Corn on his back, is heartbreaking.
If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.
Once in decline, this ancient art form, adapted centuries ago from Persia is seeing a revival in the valley.
Almost a year ago, the five-month-long Kashmir Unrest had forced schools to shut down due to the constant curfews and unrest, leaving school going children high and dry. Until Kashmir’s youth joined forces.
While solidarity pours in for the Army, how is Farooq Ahmad Dar coping with the trauma of being used as a human shield?