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Jat Caste Woman with Nose Ring - Bhuj | by Carlo J. Roberto
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Jat Caste Woman with Nose Ring - Bhuj

Tuesday, 1st. November, was quite a day in Bhuj, what with all the various Kutchi Castes coming to town for market - Rabaris, Ahirs, Meghwal Harijans, Sindi Mohammadins and this, literally, 'piercing' lady - of Jat Caste, I do believe, but please correct me if I am wrong. As you can see, a strand of her hair is tied to her humoungous nose ring - the nose ring is called a 'Nath'.

 

The Kutch region of Gujarat is well noted for its splendid textiles, as one can clearly see here - 01/11/2011

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Taken on November 1, 2011