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Tibetan nomads in Ladakh
Three children from the Tibetan nomadic settlement Sumdho in Ladakh returns back after fetching water from the mountain.
There are about 100 Tibetan families who have settled this area of India. These are refugees who have remained as nomads and are a small percentage of the Tibetan diaspora in India. The children are all sent to free Tibetan schools. Many later opt to never come back and settle in towns and cities. To Study in colleges and work. These three children are there for summer vacation. The only time they go home from the boarding school is for summer and winter vacation.
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