India is a country fast advancing, growing and modernising at a rate of nots. Almost everywhere there is evidence of this, from the countless construction sites erecting apartments for the new middle-class, to the expanding army of I.T engineers, and near exponential growth in domestic tourism catering to a new home-grown leisure class. Despite this, some elements of this country are alarmingly backwards.
|An elephant being used to carry palm branches along a National Highway in Kerala.|
|An elephant used as a religious symbol at a Temple. Put money (notes and coins) into his trunk and in return he’ll provide you with Ganesh’s blessing.|