Photo Feature: Rural India
India is a vast country. In this country, there are hundreds of thousands of villages.
Although I live in a city, I am basically from a village. Here I am sharing some photographs which I took in some villages of Maharashtra, a state of India.
Indian farmers traditionally use bulls for farming related work. The bulls are used for carrying Bullock Carts and to pull ploughs. Generally a medium class farmer in India has a couple of bulls. Rich farmers use tractors instead of bulls.
Simala Mirch Farm
India is basically a country of farmers. Every village is surrounded by farms. Here is a farm of vegetable Simala Mirch. This vegetable is giving an opportunity to make big money to the farmers.
A Typical Farmer of South Maharshtra
Farmers of South Maharashtra are dark skinned, healthy, educated and happy. This is a close up photograph of a farmer from this region.
This is a photograph of a haystack. Dry grass is one of the animal food in India. In this haystack, the dry grass is stored on an elevated position, to preserve it from animals and ground water.
A construction work of a road is going on in a village.
A street in a Village
A scene of a small street in a village.
Many villages in India now are using solar lamps. The lamps are generally installed by local body members using the funds given to them by state Government.
Satellite T.V. in Slum
Satellite Television is a must thing in India even for them who live in slums and tents. This photograph was taken in a village of district of Pune. The tent belong to the labors working on construction of a canal.
A River in India
A large number of villages in India are situated on the banks of rivers. This is river Warana, a small river in South Maharashtra.
Elephant and a Guy
Elephant is a popular and holy animal in India. A guy is offering some food to an elephant.
This special type of bull known as Nandibail, is another holy animal in India. This bull is not used for farming purpose. A tribe of fortune tellers, who wander villages in vast area, use this bull for telling fortune.
Guys sitting on a horse
In a religious procession, two guys are going on a horse.
Almost all the villages in India have a Dargah. Although Dargah belongs to Muslims, followers of other religions also visit Dargahs on special occasions.
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