People jumps over the burning haystacks with their cattle during Kichchu Kaisodu on the occasion of Sankranti to celebrate the harvest season at Kanakanpalya in Bengaluru, India. Thirty to forty cattle took participate here. Its a hundred year old tradition followed through out Karnataka, to prepare the cattle to work on fields during summer. People decorate their cattle with colors and ribbons before worshiping Patalamma and Jersalamma. Then they set the haystacks on fire to jump over with their cattle in a sport called Kichchu Kaisodu.
Women working for lake rejuvenation under MNREGA scheme at Devipura village of Mandia district in Karnataka, India.
Dhriti holds her friend's hand as the barber shaving her head during the Gift Hair Gift Confidence campaign at Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru, India.
Artist dressed like Lord Ram on the occasion of Navratri at a Hanuman Temple near Kempegowda Railway Station in Bengaluru, India.
Karnataka Assembly Election
Jameeiabanu showing her inked index finger during Karnataka Assembly election at Bapuji Vidyarthi Nilaya , Gopalpura in Bengaluru, India.
Bengaluru Karaga Festival
Devotees chanting as Karaga comes out from the temple on the occasion of Karaga at Dharmaraya Swamy Temple in Bengaluru, India.This is over 800 yrs old festival of worshiping adishakti Draupadi. Every year, the Thigalas celebrate a festival called Karaga. The story of the Karaga is also rooted in the Mahabharata.Draupadi is the community deity of the Vahnikula Kshytriyas. The Karaga is an annual celebration of her as the ideal woman and of woman-power (Mother Goddess).
Judging From The Balcony.
Karnataka High Court staffs watching the swearing-in ceremony of the new Chief Minister of Karnataka Kumarswamy as the 24th Chief Minister of Karnataka from the High Court balcony in Bengaluru, India.
A jockey runs with a pair of buffalo during Kambala buffalo race in Puttur, India.
International Day of Yoga
A man takes selfie while in yoga posture as people participates in mass yoga demonstration on the occasion of 3rd International Day of Yoga at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru, India.
LGBT activirsts participates in Pride walk in Bengaluru, India.
Hats of the Karnataka police officers kept outside as the meeting is in progress in Bengaluru, India.