Friends of Mizoram

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© Saroj Swain
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UploadedFebruary 8, 2012
TakenFebruary 1, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D5000
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
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Focal Length24 mm
ISO200
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The land of valleys, hills, lakes and rivers, Mizoram, is known for its warm hospitality. Mizoram is one of the Seven Sister States of the northeastern part of India. The dresses worn by the Mizos apparently resemble the dresses worn by the other states of northeastern India. Like the other traditional dress of the Northeast India, the designs and patterns of the dresses of this state is evident of the ethnic heritage. The traditional dress for the Mizo girls during festivals and occasion, especially weddings are gorgeous Puanchei, which is known for its vibrant colors. Some other traditional attires worn during the festivals are the hand-woven cotton Ngotekherh, which is similar to the former and goes well with Puanchei and Kawrchei.
In this picture the friends are highly educated and working as project directors, subject matter specialists in different field of Science under Krishi Bigyan Kendra (KVK) at different parts of Mizoram. They were very nice, kind and showed nice hospitality during the Inaugural programme of our Training programme conducted at Mizoram during 1-3 Feb, 2009.

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  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Excellent shot!!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Those dresses also make very beautiful business wear! Nice professional portrait.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    I really like this shot, Saroj! You are surrounded by beautiful women, in gorgeous attire!!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (8 Feb 2012):

    Wow! l love the skirts, you are one lucky man to be surrounded by gorgeous women...great colorful shot..great info.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (9 Feb 2012):

    Those are beautiful skirts and it is wonderful that they tell about who the women are.

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    tabatud hea foto

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (11 Feb 2012):

    Why is that man smiling? I totally agree with Merike!

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