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Photo courtesy of Ajoy Bose/modified from original

For a little while, in the hills of Rishikesh, India it will be 1968 again.

Courtesy of Sandip Roy and Baluji Shrivastav

In India in the 1960s there were few options for a blind child. Blind people often begged in trains and railway platforms singing hymns. But Baluji Shrivastav was in the right place at the right time.

There have been other musical greats in India. But Ravi Shankar was different.