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  • The VOYAGE BEYOND Alternative
  • ANTARJALI JATRA Alternative
  • MAHAYATRA Alternative


Set in the 1830's. Jashobati is married to an old man who is dying, by the banks of the Ganges so that when he dies she can be burnt on his pyre in the tradition of 'sati'and bring honour on her family. The caretaker servicing the cremations is appalled at the plan and attempts to stop the proceedings, urging the young woman to rebel. But he is an untouchable and he can only communicate from a distance.

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