The Apatanis Tribe – Arunachal Pradesh

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A Tribe Of Arunachal – The Apatanis

The Apatani, or Tani, are a tribal group of about 60,000 members, often praised for their extremely efficient agriculture, performed without animals or machinery situated in Arunachal Pradesh.

 

The photographer Rubul Deka on his love for photography-

Discovering this euphoric part of life!

A very close friend of mine said that donkeys only work, but human works, as well as plays. Finding a decent job with a University degree is easy. I do have that one which earns me my bread.

Unfortunately, we have a mind that can’t be kept empty; like that of the stomach. And this is what led me to strive for something that would help me inculcate a healthy mind. Honestly speaking, I was in need of a hobby that fitted me.

This is a story from years ago. Coming to Dibrugarh University for my PG degree, I read a novel in which author Anuradha Sarmapujari talked about the mesmerizing beauty of the University campus. I too was awestruck by the splendid beauty of the flora and fauna around.

This time, I did have the pen, but lacked the art of playing with the words. I thought of capturing the moments with the camera which I did have back at home. Then, I realized that I got a hobby, a life with a purpose. And the little creative demon inside me found an outlet. This is how the journey started, the euphoric part of my life, this little part that I treasure till this date.

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