Khasi people

A Khasi tribal woman waits for customers in the rain on a highway along the Assam-Meghalaya state border. The monsoon rains which normally run from June to September, are crucial in a country where 60 percent of the population works in agriculture and less than half the farmland is irrigated.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Khasi women and girls at a market in Shillong

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