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Kolkata's satirical painter sustains ancient tradition

Bhaskar Chitrakar sets down modern life in India in his artwork

Traditional Kalighat painter Bhaskar Chitrakar produces all of his artwork on his bed in his childhood home in Kolkata. (Photo by Manob Ghosh)

KOLKATA -- With Saraswati Puja, the festival marking the advent of spring, around the corner, Patuapara in Kolkata's Kalighat district was a flurry of activity.

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