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My Scholarship entry - Life on the Old Delhi streets

Smiles and hope - A group of Kashmiri migrant workers smiles at the camera. The ongoing militancy and daily clashes in Kashmir have made lives of local people very tough and cut the employment to nil. So, Kashmiris now have to migrate to other parts of India in search of odd jobs. Some bring with them woollen items and dry fruits and sell them in small towns and others, who don't have anything to offer, just resort to plain hard labour. With the hope that one day their homeland shall be peaceful and they shall return...

INDIA | Sunday, 13 January 2013 | Views [682] | View Larger Image

Smiles and hope - A group of Kashmiri migrant workers smiles at the camera. The ongoing militancy and daily clashes in Kashmir have made lives of local people very tough and cut the employment to nil. So, Kashmiris now have to migrate to other parts of India in search of odd jobs. Some bring with them woollen items and dry fruits and sell them in small towns and others, who don't have anything to offer, just resort to plain hard labour. With the hope that one day their homeland shall be peaceful and they shall return...

Tags: kashmiri migrant workers, lack of local employment, rest, smiles, hope

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