Shaan Majumdar

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Sacramento Color Run 5k -2014

Published August 2nd, 2014

The Color Run was founded in March of 2011 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together to participate in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”. This is the 2014 chapter of it. Had a fun shooting this event — in Sacramento, CA.

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Vintage Car Rally - Bangalore

Published August 4th, 2013

Karnataka Vintage Classic Car Club organised a rally on the 4th of August 2013. The rally started from Windsor Manor and ended in Freedom Park. The rally was organised in honour of the freedom fighters.

The route for the rally was:

Start at Windsor Manor -> Sankey Road ->Right to Basverswara Road-> High Point-> Right to Race Course Road -> Left to Seshadri Road -> Freedom Park -> Seshadri Road -> Cubbon Park - Left to MG Road -> U Turn at Trinity Circle -> M G Road -> Left to Lavelle Road, Right to Vital Mallya Road, UB City -> Left to Mallya Hospital -> Gardenia Halt. The total distance was around 13 kms

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Bengaluru KARAGA 2013

Published April 26th, 2013

Bengaluru Karaga is one of the oldest festivals celebrated in the heart of Bengaluru. Bengaluru Karaga is primarily a well-known tradition of Thigala community in southern Karnataka. The Karaga festival is generally led by the men of the community. There is a legend which gives them this privilege. Thigalas believe that in the last part of the Mahabharatha, when the Pandavas were shown a glimpse of hell, one last Asura (Demon) called Tripurasura was still alive.

At this time, Draupadi, the Pandava's wife, took the form of Shakthi devi. She created a huge army of soldiers called the Veerakumaras. After defeating the Asura, the soldiers asked Shakthi Devi to stay back with them. Though she had to go back, she promised them that she would come to stay with them every year during the first full moon of the first month of the Hindu calendar

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