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Traditional Water Mills

The Traditional water mills locally called “Gharats” used for grinding of different cereals and grains especially maize for household consumption by using flowing water.


The water mills were being constructed by using locally available material including wood, grinding stones.


After the technological upheaval, these water mills vanishes in most parts of valley. However, in far-flung areas, this traditional machine is still in use.

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