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During the year-ending celebration of vernacular-calendar, a festival named charak is very popular in Bengali-culture. The devotees wearing full-red, offered themselves to the God by performing several risky rituals like self-hanging after piercing skin with sharp metal-hook and distributing sweets amongst the masses while hanging.

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Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Amitava Chandra