Kashmir's half-widow

Photographer's Name
Wei Tan

March 16, 2017. Limber Village, Baramulla, Kashmir, India. Shamla Begum's husband, Fathiq Nargar, was a 57-year-old storekeeper when he was taken by an unknown person in 1990 while on his way back to home from his store. Shamla Begum was 53 years old at the time. The violence of the armed conflict in Kashmir has given rise to a category of women known as half-widows.

Festival Year
2020