Aarna Tripathi, 6, gets her arm painted at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Rhea Perera (left) waits for the sari parade to start at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Women from Karnataka stand together, representing their state, for the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Aneesha Buragohain from Assam dances to the rhythm of dhol beats before the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Kashmira Patel from Gujurat dances to the rhythm of dhol beats before the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Jayamala Thatipamala from Andra Pradesh (center) wears a Venkatagiri silk sari for the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Ranjani Santosh (right) at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
A group of women part of the Indian Barbie group stand in line as part of the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
Tinny Juneja (center) leads a group of women in the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local
A flower embroidered purse rests against a modern lavender pink ruffle sari at the sari parade at the Dilli Haat San Jose Street Food & Shopping Festival at History Park in San Jose, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2023. The event is hosted by WomenNow TV. Photo: Sree Sripathy for India Currents/CatchLight Local

Sree Sripathy joined India Currents as a staff photographer and CatchLight Local Fellow as part of CatchLight's California Local Visual Desk program in June 2022. Reach out with story ideas or comments...