In Pictures: Charcoal Making In Kashmir As Winter Sets In

Charcoal mainly fuels 'Kangri', the traditional Kashmiri firepot carried by locals to keep themselves warm during bone chilling winters.
In Pictures: Charcoal Making In Kashmir As Winter Sets In
A woman burns dried leaves to make charcoal for winters, in central Kashmir's Ganderbal. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A woman collects dried leaves to burn them to make charcoal for winters in central Kashmir's Ganderbal.
A woman collects dried leaves to burn them to make charcoal for winters in central Kashmir's Ganderbal. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A woman piles dried leaves to burn them to make charcoal for winters in central Kashmir's Ganderbal.
A woman piles dried leaves to burn them to make charcoal for winters in central Kashmir's Ganderbal. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Besides dried leaves in late autumn, pruned twigs mainly from fruit orchards in contemporary Kashmir are the major source of charcoal during winters.
Besides dried leaves in late autumn, pruned twigs mainly from fruit orchards in contemporary Kashmir are the major source of charcoal during winters. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
The dried leaves or twigs are burnt and then intermittently sprinkled with water to make charcoal.
The dried leaves or twigs are burnt and then intermittently sprinkled with water to make charcoal. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A woman carries sackful of dried leaves for burning them to make charcoal in central Kashmir's Ganderbal.
A woman carries sackful of dried leaves for burning them to make charcoal in central Kashmir's Ganderbal. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Charcoal mainly fuels 'Kangri', the traditional Kashmiri firepot carried by natives to keep themselves warm during bone chilling winters.
Charcoal mainly fuels 'Kangri', the traditional Kashmiri firepot carried by natives to keep themselves warm during bone chilling winters. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
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