India - Manipur - Imphal - A vendor walks in the aisle early in the morning before the stalls are open. Youngs boys are paid to sleep in the market at night to make sure that goods are not stolen during night hours.
The market and its mother played a fundamental role in shaping Manipur’s modern identity. In 1904, the Imas were the first to rebel against the British, opposing the coercion of their husbands for the reconstruction of a burnt bungalow. Women shut down the...more »