Devotees leaving after offering their prayers to Khapri.
An ancestral shrine at the house of the priest who serve at the Khapri temple in Karwar
Young sidi students of the Karnataka state athletic hostel heading for their evening sports practice.
Seen here are women from the Sidi community in Karwar. There are few Sidi families living in Karwar and these are Sidis who had moved from small villages of Karnataka to find better job options.
Young Sidi children in the villages of Karnataka help their family with the household chores after returning from their schools. Seen here is a young girl taking care of her cow.
Young Sidi girls in front of the home in Manchikeri, Karnataka
A Sidi family in a village near Manchikeri. Most of the sidi families cultivate the forest land to earn a living.
Sidi boys and girls staying at the Karnataka state sports academy at Karwar. They were shortlisted from a state-level pool of candidates and are undergoing training to be professional athletes.
Majority of the small Sidi community in Karwar, Karnataka are practicing catholics. Most of the men and women serve in the different catholic establishments in Karwar.
Sidi living inside the reserve forest at Manchikeri in Karnataka cultivate small patches of land near their home to earn a living.