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Sumit Sen
Works at Bird & Nature Photography. Author & conservationist. Kolkata, India
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Jhalda , Purulia, West Bengal, India 
A little known, but amazingly picturesque part of India.
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Looks even better here! Gorgeous!
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Kangsabati River at Deulghata
I posted an image of an ancient temple at Deulghata yesterday. The temple is at the bend of the Kangsabati  and the eagle-eyed can spot the stairs leading up from the right bank.
The Kangsabati rises from very close to this spot in the Murguma area of Jhalda in Purulia.
For +Landscape Photography by +Margaret Tompkins 
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+Guru MG Thank you!
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Grey Treepie
Kasauli, India
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+Abhijit Deb Thank you Abhijit.
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Grey-headed Woodpecker female
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Blue Whistling Thrush sunning itself
Kasauli, India
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Nepal Grey Langur
Kasauli, India
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The Walk for Water
This homemaker is making her way to fetch water which is rarely available from a household tap in rural India. 
Do note the colour-coordinated sieve in her left hand :)
Jhalda, West Bengal, India 
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Very nice !!!
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The Lost Temples of Deulghata
This is one of the two remaining tall brick deul style Jain temples with stucco decoration on the banks of the River Kangsabati in Purulia, West Bengal, India.  (Location: 23°22'34"N   86°7'55"E)
Built around the 11th century AD in honour of Parswanatha and Mahavira, the temples are located in a beautiful grove and remind you of forgotten times.
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+Guru MG Many thanks Guru.
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Our son, Arjun, works on making movies. This short film (10 mins) is for India's 69th Independence Day, which is today.
https://youtu.be/ovOF2AmkwtY
His earlier participation in a short film was in the much acclaimed Sujoy Ghosh thriller 'Ahalya' which is also on YouTube.
Happy Independence Day!
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+roberto maldera Thanks so much my friend :)
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A Great Tit, up close and personal :)
Kasauli, India.
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Alpona monsoor amazing nice bird i love it
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Singalila Range from Sandakphu
A comment here yesterday alerted me about the downsides of one-dimensional posts on GPlus. I suspect I am not catering to those who want to see non-wildlife images as much as I should.
So, here is one from November last year. This is a stitched panorama.
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+Milena Ilieva Thanks a lot Milena.
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The Fishmonger and his Wife!
Simple lives and simple needs melting together into smiles that are honest and beautiful.
This is a man I know for a few years now, but this is the first time I came across his wife at the fish market. He asked that I take a shot of his wife, and one of the two of them together. I was with my Olympus #epl3  and took a couple of quick frames. I hope to meet him next week with a print which will bring the smile back.
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+راد سیامک Thanks a lot :) Glad you like the posts.
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Birder, sometime banker, conservationist, author and wildlife photographer.
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Involved in birding and bird photography for conservation. Write on birds and environment. Run a website 'Birds of India (at www.kolkatabirds.com)' which is devoted to promoting birding and conservation in India. 

I manage a list of people who are Photographing India, the land and its people. You can find India content in their work The list is here:
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