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A Father and Son
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Chocolate
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The finishing touch
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Polar Bear Sliding Down a Snow Bank
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The finishing touch

I captured the moment when a devotee of Gajan festival was taking a makeup for Goddess Parvati . Parvati is the wife of "Lord Shiva” of Hindu Religion. This festival is actually linked to agricultural community, directly or indirectly. They pray for the rains and better harvest. Here the devotees have a faith that if he or she makeup like any God or Goddess and beg some foods from local people then "Lord Shiva” help them to solve their family problem .

TAGS: Festival, India, People

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2017
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© Mayukh Mitra.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: July 11, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 20mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO400
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