Covid-19: The Still Frames

SRINAGAR: Life is completely at a halt but the desperation to have something in the pocket is forcing people to move out, only to reclaim part of their earings.

These are some of the photographs telling their own stories.

People waiting outside the a branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for their turn to withdraw their saving following SOPs amid strict lockdown in Srinagar to combat the surge in COVID-19 pandemic positive cases in Kashmir valley on Wednesday. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
One of the busiest business streets in Srinagar is desperate to see somebody walk over it. The Covid-19 lockdown means complete desertion because life matters. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
A perfect picture without life – a scene from a crowded Srinagar locality on May 5, 2021, at the peak of Covid-19 lockdown. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
This photograph was viral on social media because it tells the grim reality. An apparently Covid-19 patient has come to the hospital (SKIMS) with an Oxygen concentrator. The hospital, in the meanwhile, is running short of beds.


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