All of life involves waiting for something or the other. Sometimes it is a lonely sort of waiting. Here the lady awaits the return of her family in the evening. This picture was taken on a visit to Kodunthirapulli agraharam, Palakkad, Kerala. Agraharams or traditional housing alongside temples are fast disappearing with modern day constructions replacing them. Here is an old spacious airy one with tiled roof and skylight.

643a8854_waiting_shyamalaparameswaranShyamala Parameswaran is an avid photographer and freelance journalist. Her reports on Real Estate development in India can be found in India West issues in past weeks. She is passionate about capturing illuminating moments of people. She is active in the social media.

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