Photograph of a Muharram procession in Baroda (Vadodara, Gujarat) from the ‘Album
of portraits and views in Baroda’ taken by an unknown photographer in
[The anniversary of Imam Hussein’s murder is here commemorated] with lavishly
decorated tazivas (bamboo and paper replicas of the martyr’s tomb) which
are carried through the streets of the city. Mourners beat their
breasts accompanied by musicians, dancers and wrestlers who enact scenes
depicting the battle at Karbala, when Imam Husain was martyred.
Vadodara, Gujarat, India: Joint demonstration against the Modi government’s hike in train fares by the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist), Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India (Marxist), June 25, 2014