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Ever Studied At A Seasonal School?

September 13, 2023 07:46 IST

Students from the nomadic Bakerwal community attend a seasonal school in the mountains of Tosa Maidan in Kashmir.

The seasonal school -- locally known as Bohaks -- is conducted for six months of the summer.

High altitude Tosa Maidan in Budgam district is located approximately 75 km from Srinagar.


IMAGE: The students at roll call. All photographs: Umar Ganie for


IMAGE: Students attend assembly on a chilly morning.


IMAGE: Time for PT.


IMAGE: Learning in a makeshift tent class.


IMAGE: Personal attention is must.


IMAGE: Student enjoy a game of volleyball.


IMAGE: Cricketers in the making.


IMAGE: A fence protects the school.


Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/