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Friday, June 22, 2012

Gamna...



Gamna, a raddiwallah (scrap dealer) that I met at Bopal village, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
I shot his picture around 7 in the evening. Excited as he was, he asked, "Meri photu akhbaar mein chapegi?" (Will my picture appear in the newspapers?)
As his eyes sparkled in anticipation, the contrast struck me: how important a newspaper could be, for somebody who could not even read it. All that newspapers meant for him was waste. Waste, that would earn him his living.

This post also appears in PagalGuy.com news channels: http://www.pagalguy.com/news/gamna-a-17291407/ 

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