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Nirmal Gayen, 27, at his home with wife Anjana and son Abhijit. Anjana dons vermillion (symbol of marriage for traditional Hindu women) after return of her husband from the forest. It has become a  custom due to fear among the forest goers wives that they cannot wear vermillion until their husbands come back. Sunderban, West Bangal, India. April 2011. Arindam Mukherjee
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Nirmal Gayen, 27, at his home with wife Anjana and son Abhijit. Anjana dons vermillion (symbol of marriage for traditional Hindu women) after return of her husband from the forest. It has become a custom due to fear among the forest goers wives that they cannot wear vermillion until their husbands come back. Sunderban, West Bangal, India. April 2011. Arindam Mukherjee