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Gajan -- An Indian Fest

The photo is from an Indian Religious Festival called 'GAJAN' and it is observed on the eve of the Bengali new year(April 14) every year with all colours and pomp in the villages of India. In this observation people of the village community worship the Indian God Lord Shiva for getting the boon of the Lord for the welfare of the village community. In this image we see the men and the women are observing the ritual according to the mythology

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: West Midnapore, West Bengal, India, India
Camera: Canon EOS M3
Copyright: © Kaushik Majumder