[Photograph: Key to the temple]

Raghuvir Singh Rana at the entrance to the Nanda Devi temple in Lata, holding the "key" to the temple. It looks like a ceremonial sword, and fits neatly into a slot in the heavy wooden door of the temple.

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Updated: 2014-10-18T17:27:00+05:30