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In a Circle

Men grabs on to a rope and spun high above the ground in this Gajan event. They do not secure themselves by tying a rope around them, they simply sit on a simple wooden stick attached to the end of the rope and hung on to it. The reason of this event is again the same as to bring good luck to them

TAGS: Bengal, India, Ritual

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Kolkata, India
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 11:15 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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