Images of India : Where a plane on the roof is normal…

planeroofA fascinating variety of sculptures – ranging from military tanks to animals to airplanes – sits atop roofs of houses in rural areas of Punjab. These were introduced by immigrants who began building homes in their villages back in the late 1970s. The sculptures often represent the aspirations of their owners, along with some elements of their personal history, which is why airplanes were often a common theme. The photographs are being displayed in an exhibition in Delhi.