Photography : Nature and beyond

The Vibrant Colors of Rural India…

The Vibrant Colors of Rural India

Whenever I get the opportunity to travel across the country I love to soak in the Rural landscape of India, I love to capture the images which bring out the vibrancy of Rural India. They may lack a lot of things the Big Cities of Urban India may boast of but one area where they are unbeatable is the non-glamorized beauty of pure nature and innocently frank  attitude of the people. The vibrancy of Rural India is unmatched.

The only other common theme that I observed was the discontentment with the political parties driven to a point of utter despair by the inefficient working and highest ever level of corruption by the Congress Party and its partners in crime who have almost ruined the growth story of Indian in the last one decade that they are at the helm of affairs. The people are totally unforgiving in their criticism of these corrupt politician.

Gujarat comes across as a breath of fresh air,   people in far flung rural areas, who have never even visited Gujarat, talk about its development under Narendra Modi‘s leadership and are awaiting for the moment when he will get a chance to do something for them as well by becoming the Prime Minister of India. If I ever felt a grassroot level movement for one personality who is derided almost on a daily basis by the National English Media, it is now there for Narendra Modi. People are genuinely waiting for him to take up the big challenge.

I the last couple of months, I extensively covered, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and everywhere I went, people expressed their voice clearly that India today needs a strong, honest leader who can set the things right, get the things done quickly and efficiently, make a difference in the life of common people. Everyone is crying for development, which will help them upgrade their life. No one, irrespective of religion, cast or region, really cares about the political issues that divide the nation, all they really care about are the basic issues, of having roads, electricity and opportunity to make their life better. I really get surprised to hear from these people that they do not really want the dole outs from the Government, it means they are now able to see through the game of Congress Politics of keeping the people poor and without development, just eking their live miserably, totally dependent on handouts thrown their way by the people in higher places.

India is changing, and the wind of change is spreading across the regions. Its not going to take very long for this moment to show the result. India’s tryst with destiny is pending and long overdue now. Lets hope we are able to experiences the fruits of positive socio-economic development across rural India in our lifetime.

Spectacular Punjab

Spice it up...

Indiaaaah….Spice up your life…

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Land preparation by Tractor before sowing the seeds

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Part ready for harvesting, part ready for sowing the next crop

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Gorgeous green veggies, ready to be picked and cooked into a delicious Saag…

#Sadda Punjab

Beautiful green Saag ready to be cooked and eaten with Makke ki Roti, Gur and lots of Ghee…

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Tractors leveling land, preparation on for getting it ready for agriculture

Sarsaon/Mustard...

Yellow Flowers of Mustard

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Field filled up with Potato Crop

Aloo hi Aloo, Potato farm

Rows of Potato plants

Arhar Daal...

Lentil Plant ‘Arhar ki Daal’

Potato...

Potato Fields

Watta a place! Live life king size...

Home Sweet Home…

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Beautifully landscaped home of a farmer in Punjab

Organic farm...

An Organic Kitchen Garden inPunjab

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Tractor working in the fields

Final product - Gur...3

The making of Jaggery ‘Gur’

Hot and sweet :-)

The making of Jaggery ‘Gur’

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Bhagat Singh’s Memorial in Punjab

Amazing Uttar Pradesh

Sunrise Near Kashi

Sunrise Near Kashi

In Search of Peace @ Sarnath

In Search of Peace @ Sarnath

The place where Buddha prayed

The place where Buddha prayed

The place where Buddha prayed

The place where Buddha prayed

Waiting for the shop to open...

Waiting for the shop to open…

Under the cool shadow of a tree near Jaunpur

Under the cool shadow of a tree near Jaunpur

Can he really scare the Crow

Can he really scare the Crow

Drink like a fish...

Drink like a fish…

Green Grass and Blue Sky

Green Grass and Blue Sky

This is where the future of India gets trained

This is where the future of India gets trained

Guns'N'Tobacco

Guns’N’Tobacco

Scintillating Bihar

A road going no-where...

A road going no-where…

A Politican's house...

A Politican’s house…

Some roads in rural Bihar as better than Delhi....

Some roads in rural Bihar as better than Delhi….

Reflections...

Reflections…

Light and shadows...

Light and shadows…

Spider...

Spider…

YamRaaj...

YamRaaj…

Chhota Yamraaj

Chhota Yamraaj

Narrow Path...

Narrow Path…

Few days old calf...

Few days old calf…

Fruits of nature...

Fruits of nature…

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