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Ummal Baneen (8) holds up a feather while waiting to leave for a Muharram procession in Ta

"Marking Muharram in Suru valley" for People's Archive of Rural India 

The rituals of Muharram observed by Shia Muslims go on for days in Tai Suru village of Ladakh’s Kargil district. For the children, especially girls, it is a chance to meet friends and spend long hours together


"Death Wish"

Narayan Lavate’s lifelong pursuit of death 
for The Caravan Magazine


Narayan and Iravati have been married for more than fifty years. They are nearing their nineties and have been campaigning for their death for several years now.

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