Ramnagar Village, Bihar


Ramnagar Village, Bihar

17/03 - 08/05 2008
Village Life in Bihar during "Holi", the Festival of Colours, with the Family of a Rickshaw Driver from Varanasi.
Rupesh, Mina, Rum-Jum, Diamond and Bikas

Rupesh

The extended family during the Festival of Holi

Other villagers.

Note the Hijra or eunuch in the pink robe.

Recognised as the "3rd gender" in India, they bring good luck to ceremonies and festivals,

provided you make a small donation to them.




Sleeping on the roof, as the house only has one bedroom....


Famous headless sheep of Ramnagar



local school

Rum-Jum and her cousin

Rupesh, Rum-Jum and Bikas




Water for several houses is provided by a hand pump.

The private court yard in Diamond's house





Diamond playing "Holi"






Coming home from a shopping expidition





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