Postcards from Kashmir Valley: Schools reopen after 3-month winter break | Photos

Schools and colleges in Kashmir valley have today reopened after a three-month-long winter break. The break got little extended this year as valley saw an extended winter. Kashmir usually remains in grip of extremely cold weather during the Chilai Kalan. Chilai Kalan -- the 40 day period where valley experiences heavy snow -- normally starts from December 21. In this period the Kashmir  Valley and adjoining areas receive heavy snowfall combined with a cold wave, making normal life difficult. 

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