The gorgeous stone carving of Rajasthan is vanishing

As you travel across Rajasthan, the stark landscape and the regal palaces make a scenic picture that looks out of a time far away. One of the unique features of the forts, are the stone carved ornate latticework, graceful animal forms and divine deities which adorn these dominating structures. However, the craft is on a slow demise. Shankarlal, Community Correspondent from Delwara region of Rajasthan takes us to the stone craftsmen who show us the centuries-old craft and its current state. 

Community correspondent Shambhulal reports from Rajasthan for Video Volunteers.

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