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Parra the Beautiful. With the onset of the monsoons, conditions were just right for this setting last month in Parra, my ancestral village in Goa. My father was born here and our last name derives from it. (It is also the home of the disastrous clown who recently served as India’s Defense Minister.) Note that […]

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A spin through my ancestral village. Parra in the Bardez taluka of Goa is my ancestral village and the source of my last name. My father, Motilal Parrikar, was born here 91 years ago in a house that now lies in ruins. Next to it is the ancestral home of Goa‘s current Chief Minister. We […]

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A February morning in my ancestral village of Parra in Goa. My last name derives from it: Parrikar means of/from Parra. The first two images were made in a paddy field, currently looking wild and untidy pending cultivation during the monsoon season. The glistening grass following a night of heavy dew sharpens the foreground and […]

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