There are not many bookshops in Kashmir, though reading culture has seen surge for last some years. People of all age groups are getting attracted towards books, be it—fiction or non-fiction. Leaving the city aside rural areas are far away from book reading habits only due to lack of exposure, mostly among youth.
The city centre, Lal Chowk, has got many new bookshops in the last two years. Whether it is politics, literature, fiction or business studies, reading culture in valley has paved its way through people’s hearts and minds.
According to a local bookshop owner, since 90s there has