Nomads are back in the valley on their six-month-long summer migration. Every year, these rovers along with their herd traverse miles from their winter home in Jammu jungles for Kashmir pasturelands – where they’re facing eviction drives and the second viral wave. Unable to find work in lockdown, they fear for their lives and their centuries’ old caravan culture.
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