Kangri: The Craft that warms Kashmir Winters

Kangri is a handmade, wicker fire pot that keeps people warm during the severe Kashmir winters. It works as a mobile heater during the season when the temperature dips down to minus 20 degrees.

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Needle Workers in Kashmir Bearing the Brunt: Demands Increase in Pay.

 
/ April 12, 2019

In Kashmir, Needle workers are selling their shawls at half of its worth. Lack of market and role of middlemen, forcing them to work for meager pay.

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Can a Thread Tie Modernisation and Tradition Together?

 
/ May 25, 2018

As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?

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