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Sunil Janah

 (1918 - 2012)
Sunil Janah was active/lived in California / India.  Sunil Janah is known for political themed photography, famine.

Biography   Sunil Janah

Following is The New York Times obituary of the photographer, published July 9, 2012

"Sunil Janah, Who Chronicled India in Photographs, Dies at 94"

Sunil Janah, an Indian photographer who achieved international fame with his pictures of the famine that devastated Bengal in 1943 and 1944, died on June 21 at his home in Berkeley, Calif. He was 94.

His death was confirmed by his son, Arjun.

Mr. Janah documented India's ethnic and religious diversity, as well as important events in the country's modern history, both before and immediately after it achieved independence in 1947. In an era when photographers faced many technical disadvantages, he started with a Kodak Box Brownie and did not u   ...  Displaying 750 of 4358 characters.

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