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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
An Artist

Shymal Mitra (62) is a Jatra artist. Jatra is a popular folk drama in the Indian state of West Bengal and Bangladesh. These are mainly entertainment for four hours long. The use of loud noises and light and features a dramatic presentation ride on the giant stage. The journey is often presented through supernatural attitudes and recollections.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: sylhet, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Suvro Paul