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Gajan

It is a ritual of Hindu people . The name of this ritual is Gajan. It takes place on the last day of the bengali moon calender. Here we see devotee try to get blessing of god by hurt them selves . They penetrate a 6 ft iron rod of 4 mm diameterthrough their toung,and dance.

TAGS: Dance, India, Street

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Chandannagar, India
Member since 2014
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© ANNADA MALLICK.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2014
Total Views: 23
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 1:03 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Kiss Digital X
Focal Length: 22mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO400
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