The sideshow at Alsisar

The Rajasthan village comes alive in more ways than one as it hosts its annual music festival
By: Aditi Tailang
Published: Feb 25, 2019
The sideshow at Alsisar

Image by : Aditi Tailang

Age: 20

Garbage collector
Kishan is from Kade village in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district, and makes ₹600 per day for a 12-hour shift.

“Raunak achhi lagti hai [I like that this place is so lively]. Being here breaks the monotony of life, but I don’t like the fact that I have to work here to be a part of this.”