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The Superman show

The man performing a ritualistic stance, and the villagers are enjoying this annual show , at a remote village in West Bengal, India. The moment the man is flying, is feeling himself as the Superman, with a great power of flying above all the odds, skipping every hurdles and obstacles of life and conquering the success. This Stance is practiced during the Bengali new year festival in remote villages of West Bengal, India. Two men are tied with rope and two others are pulling the rope in order to spin them and gain momentum.

TAGS: Culture, India, People, Ritual

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Kolkata, India
Member since 2017
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© SOURAV GHOSH.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 29, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO640
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