A tamil priest during a religious ceremony. Munnar, Kerala state, SW India, January 2016 The Independence Day (January 26th) is observed throughout India with great joy. Flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades, cultural events and also public religious ceremonies, some of them specifically designed for this occasion (fortunately, Western-style „secularism” is completely unknown to this parts of the…
Munnar, Kerala state, SW India, 01 feb 2016
A little girl in a tamil workers’ colony inside the tea plantations. Munnar area, Kerala state, SW India, february 2016.
Her eyes did not left me during my visit in the colony (1 hr). She was drinking tea and staying silent.
Tea house, Munnar, Kerala state, SW India Some 35.000 Tamil workers from nearby Tamil Nadu state have been relocated on the tea plantations in the mountains near the city of Munnar. Workers come here with their families or establish one here. They are provided with housing, baby care facilities, health care facilities in several colonies…
Munnar, Kerala state, S-W India, January 2016
Tamil boy from a small workers village neighbouring the tea plantations in the mountains near the city of Munnar. Very modest, hardworking people. Seemed to me they were happy indeed.