Apatanis also used to follow the tradition of facial modification by plugging their noses with wood.
Biography: Palaniappan Subramanyam is a photographer who is very passionate about people and different cultures. Ever since he started as a street photographer, he was.. immersed into knowing stories of other people. Since he loves traveling and decided to reach the deepest and most remote places of India to see different communities of people and their cultures, which are going extinct by time. During his journey to this project(APATANI), he went through a very hard phase. He feels that.. the journey itself was a great experience that helped him mold himself into a better person.