A bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash HassanA bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash Hassan
A bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash Hassan

India’s Ladakh is in the ‘stone age’. Envying China makes life harder

  • Villagers suffering in the harsh climate amid poor infrastructure and a lack of electricity can see across the Indus River to development on the Chinese side
  • To residents, the lack of basic requirements belies the nationalistic and pro-business agenda of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Topic |   India
A bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash HassanA bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash Hassan
A bus stuck on a snowy road in the Ladakh mountains. Photo: Aakash Hassan
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