On God’s and men

DSC_0059 copyThis youngster is just one of the scores who are routinely seen on the streets of any city in India – seeking alms in the name of religion. They are dressed as ‘bhakts’ (devotees) of various Gods and Goddesses but, more often than not, are just ‘fly by night’ operators, out to make a fast buck from the gullible.
I, too, got taken in by this man in Kasauli when he asked for “some money” and in return posed for pictures.
Everything comes with a price, it seems!

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