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Trongsa Mother and Child

2011 International Photography Exhibition
"Trongsa Mother and Child”
Location: Nubi, Bhutan
Photographer: Lopa Basu
Home Country: India
University Affiliation: Graduate Student
Category: People
Award: Honorable Mention

In the photographer's words: "A Trongsa mother carries her baby in a traditional sling on her back. Her lips are reddened by the Areca nut (Doma), and she shelters her infant from the weather with a large umbrella. As the chili harvest coincides with the monsoon season, she has to walk four days to the closest local market to sell her produce."

Trongsa Mother and Child