Hopefully rest of the Karnataka soon will have the facility. Bangalore has become the first city in India to have free wifi spots.
Pix: A construction worker surfing on his mobile at Ramanagaram railway station, 50kms from Bangalore city. The town is famous for its contribution for the bollywood movie Sholay, which shot entirely in Ramanagaram.
Parvathy Baul with eminent sculptor KS Radhakrishnan is in Delhi recently for a performance in CR Park in New Delhi.
Parvathy Baul is a singer, painter and storyteller from West Bengal. After receiving her initial music and dance training during her childhood, she studied visual arts at the Kala Bhavan at Shantiniketan, the university founded by Rabindranath Tagore. http://parvathybaul.srijan.asia/
Girls playing on the streets at the Bangladeshi colony in Seemapuri, Delhi Uttar Pradesh border, This is from my three year Workshop on documentary photography as part of WPPH workshop series In Asia which held in 2001-2003
In Kochi an elderly woman in front of a hoarding showing all Indian film super stars to promote GOLD sales in South India. Where the middle class with minimum incomes are really puzzled. The gold prices are gone up in last few years…. There are lots of interesting stories from India on Gold rush. There are people who rush to buy these expensive metal as an investment. That’s true…. But
Shot in 1995 at Yadagiriguda temple premises, a beggar whose shadow bears an amazing resemblance to Gandhi’s silhouette. from the series ‘SHORTENING SHADOW OF A SAINT-01’
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and editions on Paper. Black & White film scanned and printed in 2010 for the curated show titled ” Who has seen Gandhi ?” in Bangalore
Normal life been hit badly as the prices in India are all time high, fuel prices are keep increasing. The price of onion, a common ingredient in many dishes. The wholesale price has rising every month, although retail prices have more than doubled in every markets (Rs 60-80/- per kg )
A boy spotted begging in Hampi, a world heritage site in Karnataka, dress to look like a Hanuman is a Hindu deity, a central character in the Indian epic Ramayana .
Friends greeting each other at a restaurant on the eve of Ramadan, near Jama Masjid while some waiting for food, feeding the poor on Ramadan. more images
A shy tribal girl hiding away from my camera, Attapadi, Palakkad, Kerala. 1993-
During our visits we come across so many such incidents. But nobody given them any attention or come forward to save their children.
Today the reports says the number of infants who lost their lives due to malnutrition in Attappadi in recent months has gone up to 32. Malnutrition and being underweight was stated to be the reason for the infant’s death. As far I know Such incidents being reported from Attapadi from past. The tribals been exploited and mislead for long. Why today Attapadi get enough attention and for what?
Attappadi is an extensive mountain valley at the headwaters of the Bhavani River nestled below the Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats. It is bordered to the east by Coimbatore district in Tamilnadu, on the north by the Nilgiris, south by the Palghat taluk
a migrant labor from rural Karnataka at an aluminium cooker factory in Bangalore, India
a living legend in Kathakali: kalamandalam Gopi ashan
dressing up for the performance in green room the shadow of one of his disciple