Somewhere as a domicile from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Rishika feels shaken up regarding the image of the state of J&K . She believes that the state is in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Therefore, through her work she intends to give an Ode to the State.

Her project combines fashion with sociology, expressing personal perception towards the dramatic image of the state. The initial part of this project includes an in-depth study where the sentiments of the people of the state were articulated. It was found that the emotional profile of the people contains layers of various emotions. She intends to articulate the sentiments of the people. Various surface ornamentation samples have been created.Theoverall stylistic preference is something which looks delicate yet bold. The delicacy represents the beauty of the state and boldness symbolizes it’s tough atmosphere.