… Shahid reminds me of the wounds of another man in another continent who was also felled for his beliefs, Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Never, never be afraid to do what is right.’ King said ‘Society’s punishments are small as compared to the wounds we inflict on our souls when we look away.’ – Looking Away, Harsh Mander

Inspired by the same, Bastiyon Ka Paigam captures life of rural India

Sanket is a freelance Journalist based out of Kolhapur, Maharashtra and a volunteer at People’s Archive of Rural India. Currently, he travels and stays in rural India to document poverty, education, culture & tradition and inequality. He photographs all of these and writes stories about them which can be found at Bastiyon Ka Paigam.

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