Jugaad

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Matthew Belmonte

The word "jugaad," or "making do with what is on hand," well captures the essence of street life in Kolkata for humans and other creatures seeking shelter. This (post)colonial entryway became a refuge, for ragpicker and dogs alike, from one of the kalboishakhi rains which portend monsoon.

Location: Kolkata, India

 

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