Poulomi Basu’s Photos of Women Serving the Border Security Patrol

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Link: Poulomi Basu’s Photos of Women Serving the Border Security Patrol – NYTimes.com

Photographer Poulomi Basu said she got the idea after reading a newspaper article in 2009: India for the first time was recruiting women to serve in its Border Security Patrol, training them to police the country’s long and dangerous boundary with its archenemy, Pakistan.