Ananda Shiksha Niketan A School Started By Babar Ali at 9

First published on Firspost. At tender age of 9, Babar Ali had the heart, the vision and the dedication to bring education to hundreds of children in his village. By the time he was 16, he was declared the Youngest Headmaster in The World by BBC .

Photo story on Nizamuddin Basti Published in The Diplomat Magazine

My focus in the photo shoot was to capture the largely unemployed and poor youth community, their vulnerability, yet hidden potential to do something better. In the final story two of my work have been selected.

Back To The Roots: A Wedding Photo Documentary Part 2

An intimate documentary style wedding photography, which not only has the wedding photos but also tells the story of the wedding, like a writer would. Click here for Part 1. Dodhi Mongol is a ritual for which the bride has to wake up very early and eat a special kind of food made by mixing puffed…

Back To The Roots: A Wedding Photo Documentary Part 1

An intimate documentary style wedding photography, which not only has the wedding photos but also tells the story of the wedding, like a writer would. The bride’s father was born in Jessore district of Bangladesh and grew up in Jalpaiguri where his father migrated during the time of India-Pakistan partition. Her mother was born in Kolkata but her…

Documentary Photography for NGO MAMTA HIMC

I recently worked on a writing and documentary photography project for Delhi based NGO MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child to create content for a coffee table book they are going to publish, which would chronicle 25 years of the organization’s journey. As part of the project I conducted research, data collection, interviews, story writing,…

Rural Women With Wisdom In Their Eyes

They may be semi-literate or even illiterate, but the rural Indian women I meet during my travels have such a spark in their eyes, and a poignant face.