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Making of Mask

Chorida village of Purulia district has a long tradition of chhou dance even from the days before independence. In the trip down Chorida village, rows of workshops manufacturing chhou masks can be seen along the roads. The artisans mostly belong to the sutradhar clan.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Chorida, India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Partha pratim Saha