Akshay Rajgor

Akshay Rajgor

Akshay is a Bombay-based photographer in his 20s. Born and bred in Mumbai, he has deep roots in Gujarat: the home of his ancestors. He loves to travel across India capturing the country's many countenances. You can follow his work on Instagram: @the.shutternotion

#GetLocal: Inside Modi’s constituency: Maninagar, Gujarat

The scars and dirt on her legs reflects on how much a day of surviving in this world has cost her.

I’ve been going to Maninagar, a small area in Ahmedabad, since I was a child. My ancestral bungalow is there, and even though I grew up in Mumbai, this place has a special spot in my heart. It’s replete with Gujarat history and, for me, childhood memories. As I said, it’s a small area, but Maninagar is a place with infinite complexities. It’s one of the …