Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.



These extremely large hats are worn by Assamese farmers in order to prevent other people from getting too close. The man in the background is trying to pretend that he’s not Assamese by wearing a Gandhi cap, about which more later.


2 comments on “KNOW YOUR HATS : ASSAM

  1. Mr Oh
    September 18, 2012

    Now that’s a hat. Fascinating learning about all these Indian hats! What’s your favourite? (Thanks for visiting my blog recently.) Rob

    • shovonc
      September 22, 2012

      You’re welcome. So far, I’d have to say Bamboo Continental, although the Naga is very useful too.

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