Image by : Aditi Tailang
Bhola and Pappu
Both are farmers from Bharatpur in Rajasthan. They work on their own land and grow wheat, pulses, mustard and other crops, and claim to have a comfortable life there. At the festival they work for a salary of ₹600 per day for a 24-hour shift.
“This is so different from where we live. We come here for entertainment. Gaon mein kya dekhne ko milta hai [We don’t get to see anything in our village].”