Bopa gypsy nomadic woman, Pushkar, Rajasthan Desert, India.
Anja Bopa of the Bopa caste likes to smoke cigarettes. Although most
Indian women do not smoke, Gypsy women are not shy and they do as they
The Bopa Gypsy people of Rajasthan follow the path of their ancestors.
All of them still make their livelihood from music and chants they
perform for small monetary donations. Bopa people establish their camps
on the outskirts of towns. They travel to Indian fairs and festivals in
the hopes of finding enthusiasts of their musical ballads.