Kashmir's Saffron Fields Are Shrinking Fast & So Is The Produce
UPDATED: October 31, 2020, 8:38 PM
Saffron is one of the high value, low volume cash crops predominantly cultivated in the Karewas of Pampore, 15 km south of Srinagar city, capital of Jammu and Kashmir. But the saffron fields are shrinking fast and so is the produce. Greater Kashmir lensman Mubashir Khan photographs the villagers plucking the flowers through a maze of saffron beds in Pampore.