Srinagar in pictures: Another day in paradise

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Arun Kumar | September 23, 2016 | Srinagar


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Hoping that the cycle of violence in Kashmir would end soon, a lone boatman waits for tourists in Srinagar’s Dal Lake



It’s business as usual for vegetable sellers and buyers in the wholesale market on boats in the Dal Lake every morning



Haggling is on in the wholesale vegetable market



Locals clicking pictures in the lawns of Cheshmashahi garden after tourists have deserted the Valley



Kashmiri dresses on display for tourists to wear and click pictures with at the Pari Mahal



A farmer proudly shows his lotus field in the Dal lake.Lotus stem, a favourite food of Kashmiris, is considered a delicacy. Lotus boom in Dal lake is being seen fter four years as the crop was destroyed in a devastating flood



A child is making most of the deserted road at Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar

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