Monday, August 10, 2015

An image from Kolkata

The image of old women, particularly widows abandoned by their families who believe them to be the cause of misfortune, has long captivated me. Their bodies grow frail from the lack of nourishment and care but their eyes, speak volumes. Here is an old widow I had spotted at the entrance of an old haveli in Kolkata, near Thakurbadi.

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