16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Burqa & Cricket
Schoolgirls play a quick game of cricket in the remote Gurez Valley in Kashmir, India.
To witness this was liberating for me in many ways. First, breaking of my own perceptions & prejudices about a place, region & people. Two, the opportunity to go beyond the popular media narrative and to be able to see the ground reality for what it is.
© Satvik Shahapur.
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||Nov. 22, 2018, 3:48 a.m.
||Canon EOS 550D