A trip into the tribal villages of Semiliguda Forest Range in the state of Odisha is a revelation in itself.
Cut off from the rest of the world, these villages and its inhabitants are echoes away from the modern world and continue to exist, just as we do, unaware of each other.
While some tribal communities still dwell deep into the forests, over the decades many have left behind the wilderness that was once the abode of their ancestors and formed tiny hamlets, taking up farming to fend for themselves.
An amalgamation of tribal culture, simple livelihoods and people with hearts of gold, here are some pictures of the residents of the forest ranges in Odisha:
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