12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Musahars

The Musahars or rat eaters are Hindu scheduled caste people. Lack of education and poverty are their main problem. Many (outside their community) blame their extreme economic condition on their laziness and laid back attitude.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Sanjukta Dey