In Pics: Making of a Kangri

Srinagar | Nov 7: As winters set in, Photojournalist Umer Asif captures the process that goes into making of a Kangri (Kashmiri traditional firepot used for heating in winter).

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Kangri is the indispensable winter accessory of Kashmir. The earthen fire pot filled with hot charcoal embers is a household item cherished by everyone in the winters.


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