Proud Rajput

Pride and sensitivity, salient characteristics of the Rajputs, are reflected in this face. In contrast with their monochromatic desert environment, Rajputs dress in vibrant colors. A man’s turban indicates his class, caste and region. A clan-based society of proud and chivalrous people whose name means ‘sons of princes,’ Rajputs established themselves in modern-day Rajasthan, the ‘land of kings.’

Mandawa, Shekavati District, Rajasthan

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