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A Day In The Life Of A Street Barber At Kumbh Mela - Nasikh

Faces Of India Kumbh Mela Nasikh 2015

Faces Of India Kumbh Mela Nasikh 2015

Faces Of India Kumbh Mela Nasikh 2015

I Have Lived My Life With Hindus But Placing A Meat Toran On A Jain Temple Is Not Hindutva

Ever since I can remember I have had no issue with a persons religion at all I hardly had Muslim friends as we were totally isolated living at Wodehouse Road for about 10 years , here it was Rayo a Parsi Vimal a Buddhist and Keith Kanga the sole Jehovah Witness ..
Once we shifted to Strand it was Dennis a Catholic ,Hassan Jamadar who expired at an early age a Muslim... and the rest of my friends from the Mulchandani clan all Hindus ,, and my entire school life was with Ramesh Mulchandani Strand Hotel.. Bharat Sundar Pradip all Mulchandanis ,, going to the Cheti Chand na Mela .. going to the Hanuman Mandir standing in a corner as my friends prayed for their results and I am sure they prayed for me too as I always came first in class at Holy Name High School.
Later as adults we moved out to a wider periphery ,,came the riots 93 ..and the entire city was polarized ,,it was perhaps very late early 90 I made Shia friends and giving up alcohol taking up the camera I began to document my Fa…