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Firetest

The worship of Goddess Sitala is very common in WestBengal but the celebration is not the same everywhere.I met this risky celebration (custom ) in a village where the devotees carries little fire on their heads and a person puts some flammable objects into it that prompts the fire to mumtiply.I realised that how faith can overcome risks.

TAGS: Fire, India

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Kolkata, India
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© Ashim Kumar Mukhopadhyay.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2016, 5:36 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 26mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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