Magazine Articles | Tribes | VOL. 12, ISSUE 70, January-February 2012 |

Eroding Identities of Kashmir’s Bakarwal

With an economy based on nomadic livestock rearing, the Bakarwal for several decades now, are suffering conflict induced displacement in Kashmir, risking their societal sustainability. Unfortunately, no survey, government or otherwise, has assessed the scale of displacement although reports suggest that unrest in this region has displaced one million people over the last three decades which includes the Bakarwal, Kashmiri Pandits and others as well. The complexities of the Kashmir conflict bears inter and intra-state ramifications. The Bakarwal use a...

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