The man sitting on the bench was holding a fan in his left hand and eating curry with his right

Man eating curry on the bench
Shot in Kolkata, India
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A man was sitting on a bench by the roadside in Kolkata. He was sitting on the bench as if straddling it. He was holding a fan in his left hand and eating with his right hand. What he was eating was curry. That's India. Curry is being eaten all over the place.

The man grabbed the curry on the plate with his right hand and ate it with relish. Here in India, people don't use chopsticks, spoons, or forks. It is a common practice to eat with your bare hands. Moreover, the left hand is considered to be an impure hand, so like the man in this photo, people eat with only their right hand. This is unexpectedly difficult. Grabbing curry or rice is easy, but tearing roti is difficult.

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PHOTO DATA

No

6547

Shooting Date

Jun 2011

Posted On

June 20, 2012

Modified On

May 9, 2021

Place

Kolkata, India

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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