IN PICS | In the face of war, some stay back, many move

Updated On Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST
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A quiet night at Roranwala in Amritsar near the India-Pakistan border after many villagers left as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

A quiet night at Roranwala in Amritsar near the India-Pakistan border after many villagers left as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir.

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A goods train right next to the fence near the border with Pakistan, at Roranwala village in Amritsar district on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

A goods train right next to the fence near the border with Pakistan, at Roranwala village in Amritsar district on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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A BSF jawan keeps vigil at a goods train at a stoppage right next to the fence near the border with Pakistan, at Roranwala village in Amritsar district on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

A BSF jawan keeps vigil at a goods train at a stoppage right next to the fence near the border with Pakistan, at Roranwala village in Amritsar district on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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Village men keep guard at Roranwala late Friday late evening. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Village men keep guard at Roranwala late Friday late evening.

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Mattresses being set up for displaced people at the Khassa village school near Amritsar. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Mattresses being set up for displaced people at the Khassa village school near Amritsar. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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Mattresses being set up for displaced people at the Bhakna Kalan village school near Amritsar. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Mattresses being set up for displaced people at the Bhakna Kalan village school near Amritsar. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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Guru Granth Sahib being shifted from Dauke village by SGPC members, near Amritsar. (HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Guru Granth Sahib being shifted from Dauke village by SGPC members, near Amritsar. (HT Photo)

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Several villagers in Chak Allah Baksh near the border in Amritsar have stayed behind to tend to the fields. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Several villagers in Chak Allah Baksh near the border in Amritsar have stayed behind to tend to the fields. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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At Chak Allah Baksh, many people such as Gulzar Singh have memories of earlier wars with Pakistan in 1965 and 1971, and have left for safer areas as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

At Chak Allah Baksh, many people such as Gulzar Singh have memories of earlier wars with Pakistan in 1965 and 1971, and have left for safer areas as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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At Chak Allah Baksh, many people have memories of earlier wars with Pakistan in 1965 and 1971, and have left for safer areas as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

At Chak Allah Baksh, many people have memories of earlier wars with Pakistan in 1965 and 1971, and have left for safer areas as the government has ordered evacuation, fearing backlash for the cross-LoC strikes in Kashmir. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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Langar (community food service) by SGPC workers for villagers of Rattan Khurd near the border fence in Amritsar sector on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 01, 2016 08:25 PM IST

Langar (community food service) by SGPC workers for villagers of Rattan Khurd near the border fence in Amritsar sector on Saturday, October 1. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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