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MOICHHARA_BULL RACING

“MOICHHARA” the traditional local name of “BULL RACING” refer to the bull racing in the southern district of West Bengal in India. In the beginning of the rainy season in Southern Bengal bull racing competitions are organized in different villages by the enthusiastic villagers for their entertainment and as a traditional village sport. With the modernization in agriculture, the need of bullocks gradually declining, now the villagers, who love this sport, raise and keep bullocks only for their entertainment purpose.

TAGS: Bull, India, Sports, Traditional, Village

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Kolkata, India
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© Deba prasad Roy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D90
Focal Length: 280mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION KOLKATA, STATE - WEST BENGAL, India