The landmarks

The landmarks

Ashaf Ali Statue at Dharya Ganj

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2013-pedal rickshaw vs battery rickshaws

2013-pedal rickshaw vs battery rickshaws

The entry of battery operated rickshaws in New delhi is slowly replacing the pedal rickshaws. The normal cycle rickshaw pullers are facing a friction with the new entrants. The passengers are choosing this battery operated rickshaw because its cheap and new. Still cycle is faster. The cycle rickshaw pullers need to spend fifty rupees per day as rent where electric rickshaws avail only at four to five hundred rupees as rent.

Chat Vendor in Connaught Place, New Delhi

Chat Vendor in Connaught Place, New Delhi

The sign of early winter in Northern India. The temperature are dropping in the evenings.

migrating-from-day-to-night

migrating-from-day-to-night

From the series “Paint after Dark” 2012-13

GOld…. rush

GOld.... is become madness.

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

Desperate shopping for wedding season, India

Desperate shopping for wedding season, India

Festival shopping in Chandini Chowk markets. The festival and the wedding season starting this month in India. The shop in the streets exclusively for women and children where find more shoppers. In spite of recession the Indians are no way stops there festival shopping.

remembering 1999 Super Cyclone,India

remembering 1999 Super Cyclone,India

A village woman (suspected Cholera patient)  rescued by Indian Army from Kankan an isolated village  near  ‘Ersamma” in Orissa  after 1999 Super Cyclone hit.  Even days after the disastera stench-filled wasteland of corpses and carcasses. Little else remains. The lack of relief work in 1999  is a poorly managed. Today we are far ahead that able to evacuate more than 2lakh population to a safe place…  

1999 Story Published Nov 29 1999 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAHATMAJI…………

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAHATMAJI............

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’
B&W 40 X 26 inches PHOTOGRAPHIC PIGMENT PRINT ON IMPORTED Canvas 1/6

and editions on Paper. Black & White film scanned and printed in 2010 for the curated show titled ” Who has seen Gandhi ?” in Bangalore