CARRYING A TORCH

Kashmiri Muslims hold torches aloft during the annual Aishmuqaam festival at the shrine of Sufi saint Zain-ud-din Wali in Aishmuqaam, about 75km south of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir State, India, on Wednesday. The farming community in Kashmir celebrates the “festival of lights,” carrying torches and offering prayers, marking the end of winter and the beginning of the agricultural season.Apr 26, 2013

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