Jammu: A 52-year-old man from Srinagar has taken portrait making as an earning source after he quit the papier-mâché nearly half a decade ago.
Shabir Ahmad Malik, a resident of Habbakadal shifted to Bemina Hamdania Colony after their three-storey for nearly 35 years and moved to portrait making some 5 years back. He took it as a source of income to make the ends meet.
Malik said that the decision to shift from paiper-mache was to full his desire and passion, and moreover, the profession also addresses his nancial requirement.
“For the past 35 years, I was dealing with a papier-mâché and later shifted to portrait making and took this profession as a sole source of income,” he said.
Without any guidance, Malik with crave for learning has become a popular gure in his area.
“People appreciate my work and it has kept me going all these years,” he said.
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