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7 October 2016

Manipur in a funk

This is what is left of a person at the end of 16 years after being force-fed a liquid diet.
Some centuries ago, probably in the year 1717, the Manipur king decided to play host to Shantidas Adhikari (as he was known), a rock star from Sylhet (now in Bangladesh). Shantidas persuaded the king to convert the people of Manipur to Hinduism, the Vaishnavite strain to be exact.

24 September 2016

Men at work ahead of Durga Puja

Artisans from West Bengal have started making clay idols ahead of Durga Puja, at Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi.


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