Chai Khana

Indigenous people of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh

A perfect visual delight of culture and heritage of each region, so beautifully crafted by 2 young Dogra Boys- one belongs to #WestJammu in POJK and another from Samba Village.

Voice Of Dogra shared it on their facebook timeline, saying that it takes pride in sharing the artwork so that the world and nation see the ethnic diversity and amazing blend of culture in J&K.

Arsalan Khan: A British-born Pahari who happens to be an artist. A Rajput (Gakhar) from West Jammu (now in POJK)

Rajja Sourav Singh Sarmal: Born in a Dogra Rajput family in Simblna village of Samba district of J&K, a proudly Dogra aimed to explore Dogra culture and revive the lost glory of the state as it was under Maharaja Rule. Working with Arsalan on various art on JK as his companion.

They both share a strong brotherly bond. Jointly exploring the cultures, history, and mythologies of Himalayan Region of South Asia. They wish to see their culture represented correctly.

Both these Dogra men are also working on two animated movies which will be released soon. The animated movies will be based on two princesses, one from the Vedic times and the other from Mangla of Jammu and Kashmir. They want young girls to have such empowered women as their role models versus Bollywood actresses.

 

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