This little Thursday market outside Bhutan Gate in Gelephu is shoppers’ paradise of a sort. All manner of goods is sold here – flowers, garments, fabrics, jewelry, utensils, household tools, construction materials, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish…You can also find copies of famous brands. Fancy a pair of adidas sneakers? There is abibas for you. Welcome to Dadgari Bazaar, Assam, India.

Every Thursday, Gelephu town is empty. The residents of the town are in Dadgari Bazaar. This rapidly-growing market attracts shoppers from Sarpang, Tsirang, Zhemgang, Nganglam, Punakha, and Wangdu among others.

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