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Showkat Shafi


Showkat Shafi is the Senior South Asia Photojournalist based in New Delhi, India. His work has been published in Aljazeera, New York Times, Daily Maverick and other international news organizations.

India Celebrates Holi Festival With Zeal and Enthusiasm!

Photos: According to mythology, Lord Krishna (the God worshipped by Hindus) was born in Mathura and the festival shows the pure love between him and Radha.

Oral Cancer Cases Soar High in India

A medical study says there are more than 300 carcinogens (cancer inducing agents) identified in tobacco and cigar smoke.

India Continues to Demand Capital Punishment for Rapists: Photos

This photo sequence by photojournalist Showkat Shafi shows the story visually.