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And now for something completely different

Some photos from my first field trip in Bihar. Patna-Muzaffarpur-Araria-Bhagalpur-Patna. A tea seller on the banks of the Kosi. A village market. A villager who, seeking sustenance, set up an x ray clinic in his village.

Field trip number two. Patna-Raxaul-Bettiah-Gopalganj-Darbhanga-Patna. A smoggy sunrise in Gopalganj. Hazarimal’s Dharamshala in Bettiah (This is where Gandhi had stayed while collecting testimonies from indigo farmers during the Champaran satyagraha — his first satyagraha in India. And just look at the state of this valuable building now). Vegetable seller in Bettiah vegetable mandi.

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