Dal Lake: A Source of Livelihood

One of the major tourist attractions in Kashmir, Dal lake in capital Srinagar is also a source of livelihood dwelling along its banks and the interiors. Greater Kashmir lensman Mubashir Khan spends a day with the farmers working in their fields inside the world famous lake.

A woman irrigates her field inside the Dal lake in Srinagar. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK  
A man works at his field inside the Dal lake in Srinagar. Photo: Mubashir Khan/GK
A man waters his field inside Dal lake in Srinagar. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
A man breaking Nadru from its roots in Dal Lake, Srinagar on Saturday. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
A man waters his field using a pump inside Dal lake in Srinagar on Saturday. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Boatmen collect lotus stem (commonly known as Nadru) in Dal Lake, Srinagar on Saturday. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
A fisherman casts net at Dal lake in Srinagar on Saturday. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK