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Breaking stigma

Hindu widows playing with colors on each other to celebrate the Holi festival. Widows breaks the 400 year tradition and celebrate Holi ( Colorful festival in india) . For years the widows in India lived a life devoid of worldly pleasures. They were banished and forced to live in HERMITAGE . These women weren't allowed to participate in celebrations until a few years ago when they broke the tradition and started celebrating the festival of colors.

TAGS: Festival, India, People, Traditional

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New Delhi, India
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© RAJIV KUMAR Solanki.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India, India