Dal Photoblog

A shikara waits to ferry tourists to the Houseboats across the lake.

This years tourist season has been badly affected by political violence in Kashmir.

The last rays of the sun light up a minaret against the backdrop of an ancient Mughal fort.

Unchecked construction within the boundaries of the lake threatens its survival.

An angler practices his art unmindful of the polluted waters.

Pollution in and around the lake has has grown to disastrous proportions despite millions being spent on various control projects.