The Karbi people are one of the ethnic tribes of Assam (India) who are still facing scarcity of basic devlopement in most of the spheres of public life. Torn by periods of violence & extremism people are now desperate for a real change.
A tree wrapped with red ribbons at historic Deopani Temple in Karbi Anglong district of Assam. People believe that those who tie a red ribbon around the tree, the wish will come true. Karbi Anglong, India 20/09/2010
The Karbis, mentioned as the Mikir in the Constitution Order of the Government of India, are one of the major ethnic groups in North-east India and especially in the hill areas of Assam. Assam, India. 02/09/2010
A girl rings a bell after wrapping red ribbons on a tree at the historic Deopani Temple in Karbi Anglong district of Assam, India. People here have faith that one who ties a ribbon with a wish, will see it come true. Deopani, India. 23/09/2010
People wrap red ribons around a tree at the historic Deopani Temple in Karbi, Anglong district of Assam, India. People have faith that the one who ties a ribbon with a wish, it comes true in some form. India. 23/09/2010
A rhino lies hornless due to poachers. The species is inherently at risk as over 70% of its population occurs at a single site, Kaziranga National Park. In 1910, all rhino hunting in India became prohibited.
A devastating inferno engulfed an entire neighborhood across the Nagaland border at Khan Bosti, Balijan ‘C’ on Tuesday. It rendered 260 families homeless who were living as tenants in rows of thatched dwellings. Karbi-Anglong, India. 07/07/2010
Assam’s fragile peace was shattered on Monday evening when NDFB militants gunned down at least 24 people and injured seven, most of them Hindi-speakers. Eight people were killed in Seijosa in Arunachal Pradesh, India. 08/11/2010
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan and senior wildlife officials with Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi take stock of the situation in the Kaziranga National Park, in Assam following a recent spate of Rhino killings in the park.
National leaders and political heavyweights of various parties opted for the helicopter to zip through poll-bound Assam as campaigning reached a frenetic pitch in the 62 constituencies taking part in polls in the first phase on April 4th.