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Of bisons, rappers and Gujju boys: Tales from Arunachal's Ziro festival

Erratic phone signals, no broadband — one enters the Ziro bubble for four days and forgets about the world.

I am going to the Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal Pradesh. It takes some doing to get there: a flight from Delhi to Guwahati, an overnight train to Naharlagun (Itanagar), and then six hours by road to the lush valley.

The trippy vibes kick in at Naharlagun station, which is swarming with festival goers. One can spot the groups from Bombay and Delhi, and the adarsh balaks and balikas who have followed the instructions on the festival website to a T. They are already clad in gumboots, headlamps and

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