Faces of India – 131
She is a school girl, in her 10th grade in a school in Sunderbans. Notice that her school uniform is “sari”. I asked her if she didn’t feel uncomfortable in attending school wrapped in that 5 yards of cloth called sari. She smiled and admitted that they did feel uncomfortable. I further asked her why doesn’t she tell the school authorities and ask for a change in uniform, to which she replied: my seniors never objected…
Faces of India, a series through which I intend to portray the various
characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here.