I shot this personal video at the Pujo celebrations of a residential complex in Guwahati, Assam. In this complex, where my parents reside, three generations of families come together to partake in the four fun-filled days of rituals and festivities.
A walk down the museum, however, reveals that it is not “only about Nehru”. Its exhibits paint a holistic portrait of how the country wrought its freedom.
Mythology says Nandgaon is the village where Krishna stayed for a few years with his foster father Nanda Baba and mother Yashoda. Nandgaon and the adjacent Barsana, the native place of Radha, is where Holi is played in all its multi-hued glory as villagers re-enact the romantic escapades of the two lovers through the Lathmaar…
In Jharkhand’s hinterland—dotted with deep ravines and hills rich in bauxite—the eight particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTGs) of Jharkhand (including the Birhors and Asurs) struggle hard to survive against a dwindling population, lack of infrastructure and government apathy.
Nainital is a small, serene town in Uttarakhand — a crescent-shaped lake at the centre surrounded by forested hills. The hills are dotted with houses, hotels and offices.
Click here to read my story on a special mosque at Delhi’s Nizamuddin railway station which is run by coolies.
The “Free School: Under the Bridge” –as christened by its creator Rajesh Kumar Sharma — teaches hundreds of poor children who live in shacks and hutments dotting the banks of the Yamuna.
Text and photos by Abhishek Saha, Hindustan Times The faithful filed into the wide courtyard of old Delhi’s Jama Masjid at the muezzin’s call for evening prayers and performed a series of prescribed poses during the course of offering namaz. One of them was Mohammed Rashid who owns a bookstore primarily selling Islamic literature, standing…