Kalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFPKalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFP
Kalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFP

Indian gypsy dancers from Rajasthan take their art online, despite poor internet and electricity connections

  • Gypsy Kalbeliya dancers in India, who made their living from tourism, have been forced online by the pandemic
  • They live in poverty and receive no help from the government, and the dancers are often the sole breadwinners

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
Kalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFPKalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFP
Kalbeliya gypsy dancer Aasha Sapera practices before hosting online dance classes amid the coronavirus pandemic in Jodhpur, India. Photo: Sunil Verma/AFP
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