Chichum village, Spiti

Chichum village, Spiti, District Lahaul & Spiti, H.P.May, 2000

With a Reebok cap on his head and an impregnable world of emotions trapped in his heart, a young boy of this village confronts the camera with some quaint defiance. Maybe we’ll never know his story. What we do know is that the roads leading out of or in to Spiti are dusty and with many hurdles. Maybe there’s a dream of becoming a doctor or an engineer, shackled by red tape. Maybe there’s some mature anger focusing through the eye…

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