People of Spiti waiting in line to collect Kerosine for the harsh winters ahead. Each ration card holder gets 20lt of Kerosine through the ‘Targeted Public Distribution System’ at Rs. 15 per litre.
The electric pumps no longer function and the department allots Kerosine using slow traditional methods resulting in long queues of people waiting for their turn.
People of Spiti have started stocking up for the winters ahead when the temperature is too cold to work.