Overall, life in Kashmir during the winter can be difficult due to the cold weather and snow, but it is also a time of celebration and cultural traditions.
As with all hilly areas,life gets really really difficult for people who live in areas,which Experience snow fall.For one life moves at a snail’s pace because the extreme winter makes doing daily chores extremely difficult.you tend to avoid dealing with water, especially because of snow power lines get snapped and there is no electricity and your hands get freezed when you touch water. And the more extreme the temperature the more awkward and painful the situation becomes because the water pipes get burst and, there is no water coming inside your house and if your water lines are intact,there is another problem and that is that water gets frozen inside the pipes.You have to heat up the pipes to get some water.For Children going to school life becomes so difficult because on the one hand the extreme temperature create a lot of trouble and also the roads becomes extremely dangerous to walk on since they become very slippery. For old people the situation creates great many issues because on the one hand their bodies have difficulty coping with the cold and on the other hand they get breathing problem and other ailments. For ladies of the house it is the most difficult period for them because they need to take care of each one in the family be it the kids or the elder one. Kashmiri people survive in the winter by wearing heavy woolen clothing, using firewood to heat their homes, and eating traditional winter dishes such as haak, which is a type of leafy vegetable. They also use traditional methods to keep themselves warm such as Kangri, a traditional earthenware they use during winters. Life comes to a halt during winters as one can’t find too many people around. Stunning escapades loom largely bejeweled with imposing mountain peaks in the backdrop, and partially frozen pine trees cut the picture of a mesmerizing sight around.
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