A cop from the Mumbai City Police instructs hundreds of thousands of mourners that filled the streets of the Indian city of Mumbai for the funeral of Mr. Bal Thackeray, one of the most divisive figures in Indian politics. It was one of the World’s largest funeral.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | March 24
Award Score: 65 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra | India
Photographer: Sudeep Mehta (Mumbai, India)
Born and based in Mumbai, India, Sudeep Mehta is a freelance photographer working on contractual basis. He is specialized in events, weddings and portraits, and keeps his personal interest in photojournalism. He started his career as a film editor which later turned him into a documentary and short filmmaker. He has also worked on several environmental causes. Throughout his early career life, the common interest that always stayed was his passion for photography which lead him ultimately here.