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McCluskieganj – Offbeat location to visit in Jharkhand

Dugdugi River

Sharing some photographs from a recent trip to McCluskiegung. It was once called as the Mini London. The small town has lost it. Ill maintained buildings and campuses is all that can be seen, apart from a few schools and Read more…


Christian wedding in Jharkhand

Wedding photography Jharkhand

A few days back, Sudeep invited me to join him in a wedding (reception) shoot. It was a christian wedding. I had not attended any christian wedding or reception before this one. Moat of us have seen in videos/TV though.  Here Read more…


Festivals of India – Ram Navami in Ranchi

Rama Navami

Lord Vishnu takes birth on this Bhuloka (Earth) in any form whenever the Adharma (Evil) reigns over Dharma(Good). Lord Rama is considered to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. Lord Rama‘s birth is celebrated by Hindus as Ram Navami or Read more…


Cock Fight

Cock Fight in Jharkhand

Cock fight is a popular blood sport in Jharkhand. The fight between two roosters (gamecocks) is held inside a ring called cockpit. Like many other species, cocks show congenital aggression towards all males of the same species. Usually, the cocks Read more…


Sarhul – Major festival of Jharkhand (India)

Sarhul

Sarhul is a major festival of the Tribals in Chhotanagpur region and though not popular, certainly is a major festival of India. It is celebrated during spring when new flowers start appearing on Sal trees(Chaitra month of Indian Calender, 3rd day Read more…