After heavy snowfall layered the beautiful land of
Kashmir, two sisters from city’s Athwajan paid heart-warming tribute to the warriors of
coronavirus crisis by making snow sculptures in their honour, reported PTI.

Quratul Ain Zohra, a doctor, and Aiman Zohra who is a lawyer by qualification, created the castings at the lawn of their residence.

Talking about their gesture, Quratul Ain said, “This is a tribute to everyone involved in the fight against the COVID around the world in general and those in Kashmir in particular. The doctors, the paramedics, police, ambulance drivers and media … Everyone has played a role in combating this pandemic.”

The snow art consisted caricature of a lady doctor, which according to Zohra sisters is a symbol of women empowerment and a reminiscent of role of women in world’s fight against COVID-19.

The makers also created a syringe loaded with COVID vaccine, which reflects hope and a stethoscope and
the acronym of World Health Organisation (WHO).

“A large
number of people have lost jobs, the
economy is in bad shape around the world, youngsters are unemployed because of
this virus, resulting in depression. The vaccine brings hope for the return of
normalcy in our lives, ” Zohra sisters added.

On being asked how a doctor and an advocate managed to make snow sculptures, Quratul Ain said, “Art is in our genes. During our school days, we used to participate in art competitions for fun and win. After completing our education, we even pursued our hobby as make-up artists.”