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The Travelling Barber Shop
In rural India, even to this day (1997) the village hairdresser makes house calls. It was customary for women (widows) and elderly to have their haircut at their homes
Rural India
Village Life in India
True to Nature
Naked boy running around a simple village, Kokkare Belluru

Best Friends
Girl walking the bufallo, the village of Kokkare Belluru
Village Life in India
Village Life in India
Fossil Free Transportation
Village of Kokkare Belluru, 1985

Children Bathing at the Village Pond
Bathing in a Pond
Rural West Bengal
Boys Playing in Rural Bengal
Town of Plassey, circa 1970

A Muslim Mystic Washes himself in the River
On the banks of Bhagirati river, West Bengal
Glimpses of Rural India
Indian Village Scene
Going to Work with Buffaloes
Village of Sulgod, Uttara Kannada

Construction Workers
Poor construction laborers at a site, Goa
Glimpses of  Rural India
Vignettes of Rural India
Landlords Walking to Farm
Town of Ankola, 1967

Three Children with a Bull
Glimpses of Rural India
Rawanahatta Instrument
Boy Begging with a Country Musical Instrument

Women Vending Cheap Jewelry
The village of Chandanpur, 1976
Glimpses of Rural India
Glimpses of Rural India
Villagers Resting by Roadside During Pilgrimage
The village of Jatashankar, Madhya Pradesh, 1976

Tribal Youngster
Pachmari Forest, 1976
Glimpses of Rural India
Village Economy
Women Negotiating the Price of Fish
The town of Honavar, 1965

Back from the Village Fair
Gonda tribals in Chindwada returning home
Village Scene
Glimpses of Rural India
Vagabond Beggar with String Instrument
The village of Shetgeri, Uttara Kannada

On way to Jagadalpur Dasara
Notice the style of the saree worn by the woman, and the three-wheeled bicycle taxi in the background.
Village Scene
Village Scenes of India
Villagers on the way to Nagadwara Snake Festival
Pachmari Forest, July 1976

The Village of Ulavi
Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka, November, 1983
Rural Indian Vignettes
Glimpses of Rural India
Man Arriving for a Cow Fair
The town of Pachmari, Madhya Pradesh

The Village Cobbler
Cobbler repairs footwear as the customer waits. The town of Jobnair, Rajasthan
Village India
Village Professional
A Coconut Climbing Professional Walking to Work
Village of Hebbar Hittal, Uttara Kannada, 1987

Woman Carrying Firewood from Forest
At a time when the forest was plenty, all one had to do was pick scrapes in the woods.
Glimpses of India
The Charpai
The Four Legs
Chapai (literally meaning four legs) is a popular type of bed in Northern parts of India

Santhali tribal kids playing in a public pump
Village of Plassey, West Bengal
Glimpses of Rural India
Glimpses of Village India
Villagers at the Bullock Cart Racing
College Grounds, Chindwada

At the Weekly Marketplace
Villages at Marketplace
At a Village Fair
Villagers Gathered for a Cart Race

Halakki Farmers Walking to Work
Village of Balegadde, Uttara Kannada, 1982
Tribals on the Highway
Rice Pounding
Pounding of Rice
Women hand pounding rice to process it. Village of Haigund, Uttara Kannada

At the Cockfight
Man readying a rooster for a cock-fight
Rural Gambling
Rural India
A Village Scene

Farmer's Kids Playing
Village of Kodkani, near Kumta
Rural India
The Sport of Cockfighting
Cocks ready to Fight
Village of Gunavante, 1982

 

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