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Rathayatra

By Rob Perry-Griffiths

The photo was taken at the Leicester Rathayatra (Festival of the Chariots). It is my favourite one that I took that day. It reminds me of what a beautiful event it was, and how it brought a wide variety of different people together. I was taken aback at how welcoming everyone was towards us, despite the fact we were spectators and not followers. It was a hot day and to pull the chariot so far through Leicester city showed the dedication of the participants to their faith and religion

Rathayatra