Siddharth Haobijam is a documentary photographer based in Manipur , India. He had been the subject of a half hour interview by the National Tv channel, Doordarshan Kendra, for his contribution to documentary photography in Manipur and his comprehensive work on the transgender community of Manipur.
He has also received the prestigious Laadli Media and Advertising Award for his work on the transgender community of the state. The award is given by Population First and the United Nations Fund for Population Activities.
Siddharth Haobijam grew up in the strife torn Indian state of Manipur . Coupled with his own experiences in life which has included illness of different sorts in the family and to himself he sees documentary photography as a healing journey for the documentarian himself . This is reflected in his work which has a personal sensitivity in an objective, factual and balanced way.
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