PARI volunteer Sanket Jain aims to traverse 300 villages across India and, among other stories, produce this feature: a photograph of a rural scene or event and a sketch of that photograph. This is the first of his series on PARI. Draw the slider either way to see photo or sketch in full.
January 2, 2018 | Sanket Jain
Vishnu Kumbhar’s family members in Kapashi village of Kolhapur district have been potters for 15 generations. But their rare skills are seldom recognised and they receive no support from the state to keep this great old tradition flourishing
August 17, 2017 | Sanket Jain
The potters of the Kumbhar community of Kalahandi are slowly leaving their traditional occupation. Dwindling demand and low prices have forced them to also sell metal utensils, double up as agricultural labourers, or migrate in search of work