Sarkhej Roza, Once A Prominent Sufi Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

I visited Sarkhej Roza, while on my journey with Karwan-e-Mohabbat. It is a tomb complex, once a prominent center for Sufi culture. From wikipedia: Sarkhej Roza is a mosque and tomb complex located in the village of Makarba, 7 km south-west of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, India. Although there are many rozas[1] across Gujarat, the Sarkhej Roza is the most revered. Sarkhej was onceContinue reading “Sarkhej Roza, Once A Prominent Sufi Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat”

Women With Tattoos – Be A Part Of This Incredible Photography Project

The Woman with Tattoos – A photographic project to demystify her By Sanjukta Basu A search for the ‘self’ behind the tattoo, to demystify the identity of a woman with tattoos. To break the stereotypes against her. In July 2017 I toured five Indian Metro cities to find women with tattoos. I met around 15 women ofContinue reading “Women With Tattoos – Be A Part Of This Incredible Photography Project”

20 Stunning Images of Barsana Nandgaon ki Lathmar Holi

Barsana and Nandgaon are two neighbouring villages or town near Mathura in the sate of Uttar Pradesh, India. City of Mathura has a massive historical and religious significance in India for being the birthplace of Hindu mythological figure Shri Krishna. Shri Krishna unarguably is the most popular of all Hindu Gods with Lord Shiva beingContinue reading “20 Stunning Images of Barsana Nandgaon ki Lathmar Holi”

Asmita Theater Group Performed in Sonepat

Founded by Arvind Gaur, the Asmita Theatre Group is a 25 year old street and protest theater group. The group performs socially relevant theaters to register protest, raise social awareness. In it’s long history the group has never produced or performed commercial plays, though the artists are professional and doing this for a living, the cause stillContinue reading “Asmita Theater Group Performed in Sonepat”

Gujarat Election Campaign And The Rise of A Phoenix Named Rahul Gandhi – India Found It’s Mojo Back

Originally posted on This Is My Truth:
In the forthcoming Gujarat state assembly election campaign Rahul Gandhi came across as the proverbial “New and Improved” opposition leader. His new avatar has given a sigh of relief, and a breath of two lungs full of fresh hopeful air to millions of Indians who were desperately looking…

Karwan E Mohabbat Reveals How RSS Guru Golwalkar’s Hindusthan Is In The Making

This photo documentary was first published on Firstpost Karwan E Mohabbat Reveals The Patterns Leading To Making Of The Hindusthan Envisioned By RSS Guru M S Golwalkar, by Sanjukta Basu “Humne sabar kar liya (I made peace),” said an old and fragile Jafruddin Hassan with tears around the corner of his eyes, his trembling handsContinue reading “Karwan E Mohabbat Reveals How RSS Guru Golwalkar’s Hindusthan Is In The Making”

Not In My Name, Jantar Mantar, Delhi: In Photos

Not In My Name, a peaceful non-violence Artistic event to protest against the growing incidence of cow vigilantism which has cost several innocent Muslim lives recently. Over thousands of middle class citizens across 14 cities in India and five cities outside India, including London, Boston and Karachi came together to make one loud message heard,Continue reading “Not In My Name, Jantar Mantar, Delhi: In Photos”

Arpita Weds Shubhasish: Candid Wedding Photography By Sanjukta Basu

These are some photos from my most recent photo shoot. I had some of the greatest fun shooting this wedding. I was hired by Shubhasish’s elder sister but I already knew Shubhasish from a young age since he went to the same school as my cousin brother did. In their childhood, my cousin brother, ShubhasishContinue reading “Arpita Weds Shubhasish: Candid Wedding Photography By Sanjukta Basu”