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Articles labelled ‘pratapgarh’

  • Village Vignettes: Romancing Rural Rajasthan

    In Rajasthan, pride does not take on the ugly avatar of arrogance. It helps the people ground themselves in a coherent identity in the face of a fast globalising landscape.
  • Village Vignettes: Harvest Season

    Being a handicap in a farming family is a deadly curse—the ignominy of being an extra mouth to feed without the solace of being a helping hand.
  • Village Vignettes: Happiness

    The secret to happiness, so intangible, and yet so familiar, remains too tantalisingly nebulous to encapsulate in words.
  • Village Vignettes: Opium for Dinner

    For most of us, opium usually paints a picture of the messy tangle of the narcotics trade, undercover dealings, and sometimes, a withered Chinese lady smoking a pipe.
  • Village Vignettes: An Officer’s Apathy

    He sat in a lazy slump in his rotating chair, complete with the mandatory towel that graces every government officer’s throne.
  • Village Vignettes: Jaani’s Pension

    Against the rural landscape, where time takes on another pace, numbers like age have a way of being forgotten.
  • Village Vignettes: Jogilal Meena’s Mittens

    An attempt to piece together the story of water availability in rural Rajasthan and what farmers are doing to adapt to their changing environment.

The Tap #30

By Ramya Sriram