Shivratri in Kashmir is celebrated by healing wounds between Hindus and Muslims, years after dealing with political violence in the region.
Trehgam village witnessed numerous violent incidents over two decades and Muslims protected a temple as much as they did their mosque.
“”Our Prophet Mohammad has taught us that guarding minorities is your sacred duty. We can risk our lives for their protection.”
“We have been making this small gesture of goodwill for our Pandit brothers annually. There is nothing unusual about this. It is part of our culture,” said Noor Mohammad Bhat