Another one of my little cousin sister got married. This one chose a man from Agra. Meinzraat proved to quite an experience. The all Kashmiri troupe sang folk songs interjected with some balle balle at the right moment, and there was much dancing by all the guests. Highlight proved to be the snake dance. This is the first time I actually saw it or rather even came to know about its prevalence in Kashmir.
The act has him put a ring into a glass and then placing that glass over his forehead, all using only his two feet. Then he dances to the infamous 'naag dhun' while balancing this glass on his forehead and asking all those in attendance to drop money in it.
|Gulzar Ahmed from Budgam|