The Bondas are a national tribe numbering to 5000 that live in the confined hill regions of the Malkangiri district in south-western Orissa. Beautiful landscapes, steep roads to climb up the green hill slopes and dense jungles seem to go on forever here. The Bondas are a scheduled tribe of India and are also known as Remo. Bonda women wear strings full of beads and brass ornaments that hang on their waist. Older girls tend to marry young men who can sustain the family even in old age. Extramarital affairs are fairly common in the tribe.
Srikanth Palle belongs to the Pocharam village in Medak district. He comes from an agricultural family whose love for nature makes him travel to various places. His passion for photography made him captures the beauty and culture of the habitants. Srikanth earned various national and international photography awards and also received a license ship SIGMA Arts photography award by KTR.
Camera: Nikon D810