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“The Raincloak Man” – Photo By Nganing Shimray From Ukhrul, Manipur

“Every year in June, I would go home to my family for my summer breaks. During the short break, I also try to take breaks from all sorts of distraction and try to abstain myself from use of internet or screens and spend time with the home folks. While at home, I’d get the best of food and sleeps. There are times when I go to bed as early at 6-7 in the evening and wake up at 4-5 in the morning. This is one such instance where I got up early and went out for a stroll. I love taking photos especially of people and folks at home and the best time to do that is in the morning when the light is not too harsh or strong yet.

I gave a title for this photo as ‘The Raincloak man‘. It was taken in Ukhrul, Manipur. The man in the photo is a stranger that I met on my early morning adventure. What caught my attention was that, the man was talking to his Buffalo while ploughing the paddy fields. The man had just fed the buffalo before I took this photo. And he was telling the buffalo that they are going back to work. The man cared to stop for a bit of quick conversation.”

~ Nganing Shimray from Ukhrul, Manipur

Local folk poses for a photo with his buffalo, while ploughing the paddy field | Captured by Nganing Shimray from Ukhrul, Manipur

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Local folk poses for a photo with his buffalo, while ploughing the paddy field | Captured by Nganing Shimray from Ukhrul, Manipur

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