Few takers at home, peak 'namda season' now shifts to summers
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Srinagar, Nov. 22 -- There was a time when Kashmir valley's 'namda' was in big demand in the winter months but craftsman Ghulam Nabi Malik and other artisans don't have much work to do these days.
Malik says the winter months were now 'off season' for them as namdas were only brought by the tourists in the summers and there was hardly any demand from the locals.
"Now, winter is the off-season for us and summer is the peak season. The days are gone when we would hardly get a chance to breathe at this time of the year as every household in Kashmir would have namdas at home. Now, locals do not use namdas anymore. It is only brought by tourists during the summer months and that is the time when we see customers," Malik told The Kashmir Moni...
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