The Singer


Kumartuli


Tranqility

A farmer sitting by the riverside and relaxing after a day of hard work

The Herdsman

A village herdsman keeping an eye on his cattle

The world is upside down


The Sadhu who keeps himself hanging upside down from the branch of a tree. When I asked why do you do this? He answered: "Today the world is upside down with lot of sufferings and less of love.  I seek to turn myself upside down again and again until in the end I stand upright in the sight of God."

Light and Shadow

This old woman is working hard day and night in making the Diyas which will enlighten the houses of city dwellers during the Diwali or the festival of light. However she only earns a negligible amount by selling those diyas and finds hard to make both ends meet. 

Little Prince

Between Heaven and Earth


A moment of ritual performed during the Charak Puja festival where the devotee is tied with hook on their  back and sways hanging from a bamboo pole. The ground on which they fall is embedded with glass, thorns, knives & other devious weapons.The blessing of the god keeps him safe from all the possible harms.The festival not only reflects the blind faith but also the eagerness to accept penance on the road to achieve salvation. Captured this during the Charak Festival in a village in North India.

I miss you Dad

On the day of Mahalaya people pray for their deceased relatives and take holy dip in the holy river Ganga - the act being called 'Tarpan'. I saw this man crying for his father and the intense feeling on his face reveals how close he was to his Dad.



Radha Krishna - The Immortal Love Legends

With Krishna, Radha is acknowledged as the supreme Goddess, for it is said that she controls Krishna with Her love. It is believed that Krishna enchants the world, but Radha enchants even Him. Therefore She is the supreme goddess of all.

Acceptance in "Lens-O-Scope 2014" All India Salon of Digital Photography
*** NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DAILY DOZEN 22nd Aug, 2011***
*** 11TH PAB INTERNATIONAL SALON ACCEPTANCE ***

Eternal Wait

When rest of the world was celebrating the arrival of a new year, this poor old lady was waiting for the arrival of her only son who has abandoned her. She only hopes one day her son will return. This is the story of a Mother whose Wait is Eternal.

Epson Fotoflock Photo of the Month (Sept 2012)

Tribute to Indian Woman

Women of India play a dual role in this society - they are home makers and also share the responsibilities of their husband in running the family.

A Beautiful Girl

The Smile


And life goes on at the Mall

The Chowrasta or the Mall in Darjeeling is where the roads converge. It's a meeting square to lounge and enjoy the views. And it is just another day for the street vendors with lot of hopes & expectations.


What did the shadows say?

Street Life

Two worlds


Mother India

They say light is invisible, but becomes visible when it falls on some object. Whatever is prominent in the low light speaks a great deal about her and whatever is hidden in the darkness speaks a million. She is none other than our very "Mother India" embodied.