Umar Altaf
Umar Altaf
SCMP Contributor
Umar Altaf is an independent journalist and a photographer based in New Delhi, India. He covers politics, culture, climate change, gender, human rights and minorities. He studied in the AKS school of photography.

In a far corner of Indian Kashmir bordering China and Central Asia, Gurez, once a stop on the Silk Road, has been reinventing itself since going online and gaining an air transport service, and is wooing tourists.

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