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The tribal women of India exercising their right to vote
A Karbi tribal woman Aloti Tumung, 65, carries vegetables on her shoulder at a marketplace in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Karbi tribal woman Aloti Tumung, 65, carries vegetables on her shoulder at a marketplace in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
a 65-year-old Indian Lambada tribal women Rukali stands in front of her home on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. (Photo: AP/ Mahesh Kumar A.)
a 65-year-old Indian Lambada tribal women Rukali stands in front of her home on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. (Photo: AP/ Mahesh Kumar A.)
An Adi tribal woman Kinya Bagra, 33, stands for a photograph in Along, Arunachal Pradesh, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath
An Adi tribal woman Kinya Bagra, 33, stands for a photograph in Along, Arunachal Pradesh, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath
A Karbi tribal woman Among Kleng, 62, smiles for a photograph at a market in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Karbi tribal woman Among Kleng, 62, smiles for a photograph at a market in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
Bum Nongrum, 91, smokes a beedi, tobacco rolled in an indigenously available leaf, at her house in Nongpoh, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
Bum Nongrum, 91, smokes a beedi, tobacco rolled in an indigenously available leaf, at her house in Nongpoh, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
An Adi tribal woman Kargep Yao, 36, stands for a photograph in Along, in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
An Adi tribal woman Kargep Yao, 36, stands for a photograph in Along, in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Karbi tribal woman Lisia Ingti, 50, speaks to the Associated Press near a market in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Karbi tribal woman Lisia Ingti, 50, speaks to the Associated Press near a market in Sonapur, east of Gauhati, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
An indigenous Naga tribal woman Tungshang Ningreichon holds a Naga flag. (Photo: AP/Manish Swarup)
An indigenous Naga tribal woman Tungshang Ningreichon holds a Naga flag. (Photo: AP/Manish Swarup)
A Khasi tribal woman Lona Syngkli carries firewood in a basket swung around her head in Nongpoh, in Meghalaya state, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Khasi tribal woman Lona Syngkli carries firewood in a basket swung around her head in Nongpoh, in Meghalaya state, India. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A 100-year-old Lambada tribal woman Moti, only one name given, sits in front of her home in Hyderabad, India. (Photo: AP/ Mahesh Kumar A.)
A 100-year-old Lambada tribal woman Moti, only one name given, sits in front of her home in Hyderabad, India. (Photo: AP/ Mahesh Kumar A.)
Warli tribeswoman Suvama Suresh Parasram, 48, stands for a photograph outside her shack at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. (Photo: Rafiq Maqbool)
Warli tribeswoman Suvama Suresh Parasram, 48, stands for a photograph outside her shack at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. (Photo: Rafiq Maqbool)
Warli tribeswoman B. Nariyan Vignaya, 70, carries water after collecting it from a public tap at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, India. (Photo: AP/ Rafiq Maqbool)
Warli tribeswoman B. Nariyan Vignaya, 70, carries water after collecting it from a public tap at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, India. (Photo: AP/ Rafiq Maqbool)
A Mishing tribal woman Jonmoni Mili, 30, makes a fire inside her house in the river island of Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Mishing tribal woman Jonmoni Mili, 30, makes a fire inside her house in the river island of Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
Padumi Miri, 32, a Mishing tribal woman feeds her pig in the river island of Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
Padumi Miri, 32, a Mishing tribal woman feeds her pig in the river island of Majuli, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. (Photo: AP/ Anupam Nath)
A Gaddi tribeswoman Nirmala Devi, 45, weeds her barley field in her village in Naddi, near Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Ashwini Bhatia)
A Gaddi tribeswoman Nirmala Devi, 45, weeds her barley field in her village in Naddi, near Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Ashwini Bhatia)
Sangeetha Nandini, 29, from the Warli tribe, combs the hair of her cousin at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. (Photo: AP/ Rafiq Maqbool)
Sangeetha Nandini, 29, from the Warli tribe, combs the hair of her cousin at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. (Photo: AP/ Rafiq Maqbool)
A Gaddi tribal woman Urmila Devi, 39, feeds her cow Rashi in Naddi village in Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Ashwini Bhatia)
A Gaddi tribal woman Urmila Devi, 39, feeds her cow Rashi in Naddi village in Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: AP/ Ashwini Bhatia)
A Gaddi tribal woman Kanta Devi, 57, sits in an open space next to her house in Naddi village in Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: Ap/ Ashwini Bhatia)
A Gaddi tribal woman Kanta Devi, 57, sits in an open space next to her house in Naddi village in Dharmsala, in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. (Photo: Ap/ Ashwini Bhatia)