Rural couples plod on. And it's not about conversation so much as doing things together. It is common to see the woman to walk a few steps behind her husband but that does not make her a stay at home housewife. In rural India, the woman often works shoulder to shoulder with her man on the farm.
These are photographs of elderly couples.
This is a couple from Maharashtra, India.
A couple from North India.
An old couple. The old man in white and the woman in a green sari.
Another photograph of the same couple. This time the man's face is to the camera.
A village couple trying to hail a rickshaw.
An elderly Muslim couple from India.
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