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Ashutosh Chatterji in the summer of 1992, in the good old days when he still weighed under 125 lbs. (Photograph by Sumit Sinha using his legendary Pentax SLR)

Maroda, summer of 1993: Outdoor party. Seated left to right: Mr. B. G. Chowdhury, Prakash Bajpai (self-styled "pillar" of the project), T. K. Baidya (widely perceived as VP-Bhilai Operations), our consultant friend from Voest-Alpine GmbH Austria whose name slips my mind, Dinesh Agrawal, Ashutosh Chatterji, Partha Mookerji and Shridhar Subramaniam.

Living room of the apartment. Left to Right: Ashutosh Chatterji and Sumit Sinha.

Outing to Bharda Dam. Left to right: Khurshid Usmani, Shamshad Usmani (Khurshid's brother) and Ashutosh Chatterji.

October 12, 1993. Rajim Expedition...Shortly before starting from Bhilai (per the little note on the reverse of the picture)...a good view of the Maroda apartments. Left to right: Tapan Das, Sudarshan Prasad, Khurshid Usmani, Sumit Sengupta, Ashutosh Chatterji and Sudip Sen. (Picture possibly attributable to Sumit Sinha and his legendary Pentax SLR).

October 12, 1993. Rajim Expedition...Resting at Abhanpur, 70 kilometers from Bhilai (per the little note on the reverse of the picture). Standing left to right: Aniruddha Mukherjee (with his back facing the camera), Probir, Nirmalendu Patra and Somnath Neogy. Sitting left to right: Tapan Das, Khurshid Usmani, Abhijit Mitra, Ashutosh Chatterji and Sumit Sinha.