The college students climbing a mountain to get a sign

The students climbing a mountain to get a signal


The pandemic has interrupted entry to schooling for younger individuals all around the world. But within the disputed Indian-administered area of Kashmir, college students have confronted faculty closures, not simply as soon as, however twice.

In 2019, as India revoked the area’s particular standing and tens of hundreds of troops had been despatched in, a curfew closed all colleges within the space.

Then simply as colleges had been starting to reopen, in 2020 the pandemic hit, forcing thousands and thousands of scholars to check on-line. A BBC investigation has found, all through lockdown, college students from greater than 150 villages within the space have had no entry to on-line classes. In the distant Himalayan village of Limber, college students should traverse a mountain, all with a purpose to get entry to an schooling.

Reporter and shoot-edit: Aamir Peerzada

Camera: Faisal H Bhat

Producers: Kinjal Pandya and Claire Press

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