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An old hindu widow sits near the doorsteps of her house and watches people go about their business. The very next shop sells 'shakha' and 'sindur' -exclusive commodities for married (non-widow) woman.

An old hindu widow sits near the doorsteps of her house and watches people go about their business. The very next shop sells 'shakha' and 'sindur' -exclusive commodities for married (non-widow) woman. Widows typically are not allowed to wear colors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Shahnewaz Karim