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A man rows a boat during daybreak after buying vegetables from the floating market on Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

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Farmers and traders wait for customers to sell their produce during daybreak at a floating market on the Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Farmers and traders wait for customers to sell their produce during daybreak at a floating market on the Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

A man rows a boat during daybreak after buying vegetables from the floating market on Dal Lake, in Srinagar. Vegetables traded in this floating market are supplied to Srinagar and few parts of the Kashmir valley. It's one of the major sources of income for the lake dwellers.

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A Kashmiri woman walks back home after buying bread as men row their boat after selling their vegetables at the floating vegetable market on the Dal Lake in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

An elderly Kashmiri man rows his boat carrying vegetables after buying them at the floating vegetable market on the Dal Lake in Srinagar.

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A Kashmiri man rows his boat carrying vegetables to sell at the floating vegetable market on the Dal Lake in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

Kashmiri men sell their produce at the floating vegetable market on the Dal Lake in Srinagar. Vegetables traded in this floating market are supplied to Srinagar and many towns across the Kashmir valley. It's one of the major sources of income for the lake dwellers who spend years carefully nurturing their floating gardens from the weed and rich soil extracted from the lake bed.

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

Vegetable suppliers row through the waters as they return after selling vegetables to vendors at the floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

A supplier weighs vegetables to sell to a vendor at the floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

Vegetable suppliers and vendors conduct their usual business in floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

Vegetable suppliers and vendors conduct their usual business in floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

Vegetable suppliers row through the waters of Dal Lake as they return after selling vegetables to vendors at the floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

A vendor arrives at the floating vegetable-market in the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

Vegetable suppliers waiting for customers at floating vegetable-market in the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

A vegetable supplier rows through the waters as he returns after selling vegetables to vendors at the floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

Vegetable vendors display their wares at an early morning floating vegetable-market at the interiors of Dal lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S Irfan

A vendor sells her vegetables on a wooden boat at a lake in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik

A vendor sells his vegetables on a wooden boat at a lake in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik

View of Patuli lake Floating market in Kolkata.

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A vendor sells fruits on a wooden boat at Patuli lake in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

View of Patuli lake Floating market in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

View of Patuli lake Floating market in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

View of Patuli lake Floating market in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

View of Patuli lake Floating market in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Floating market on Patuli lake, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Floating market on Patuli lake, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

A vendor sells vegetables on a wooden boat at a lake in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

A vendor sells his vegetables on a wooden boat at a lake in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook