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People and their festival

Every year in the month of April the rural people of West Bengal in India celebrate the 'Gajan festival.' This is a religious fest and the devotees use to hang themselves from a very high 'Charak" tree and spin. The festival is associated with local fair and entertainment.

TAGS: Bengal, Festival, India, People, West

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Kolkata, India
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© Rajesh Dhar.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2019
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: July 12, 2019, 1:35 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/25
Aperture: f22
ISO: ISO100
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