Goat rearing, bovine rearing and subsequent research on dairy products and animal husbandry have seen a revamp with the central govt schemes and state govt being responsible for the execution of the same. Citizens can log into kerala livestock development board and find the required help for starting the schemes mentioned in the website. Several subsidies are available for constructing the shed as well as for research also. This documentary project helps to understand the process and how feasible these schemes are.
COVID-19 has disrupted the entire economy of these fisherman, they are old to go to the sea by themselves and hence pulls the fishing net back which could give them the fishes to sell in the daily market. I photographed them two and a half years back however, I was unable to continuously document their life. The elder who I photographed around that time remembered me and asked if I had a copy of the photograph I made, which I showed him on my Instagram. He smiled at me and continued to pull the rope. He has lost weight and I made a mental note of making his portraits in the coming days.
Sailing brings out the most intimate calmness I have ever known which I did not even know existed. The breeze, the salty air and the most important part is that one is controlling wind to reach a destination. To me that is absolute awesomeness.
Tambola is a game played in India whose US version is Bingo. It is essential for people to destress in todays highly competitive and technical world where we are always glued on to our mobiles and hooked on to internet. The images here showcases the spirit of playing together and helping each other de stress with occasional jokes cracked from people participating. A normal sunday morning in far away land.