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Funeral

The picture had been taken at “Monikornika Ghat” (River Bank) at Varanasi. The particular river bank is known for Holy Funeral Activities as per Hindu Customs. The man in the picture is engaged in Funeral Activities. Dead bodies are set into fire and the person in the frame is monitoring and organising the entire process.

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Kolkata, India
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© Asis Mandal.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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