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A village woman smoking at leisure, not a cigarette though. Rather she is smoking a ‘beedi’ or Indian hand rolled cigarette. This is made with dried tobacco leaves rolled in Kendu/Tendu leaves (Diospyros Melanoxylon).

TAGS: India, Varanasi, Village

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Kolkata, India
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© Sanjukta Dey.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 10:59 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India