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Being Illegal Won't Keep Drones From Taking Over India

India joins U.S., Japan in setting new laws on drone usage
Wedding photographed with a drone.

Wedding photographed with a drone.

Photographer: Vijay Tonk

In India, it’s illegal for a civilian to use a drone. You wouldn’t know that if you went to a Bollywood-style wedding.

A remote-control flying camera is the latest must-have addition at the country’s opulent three-day ceremonies, said photographer Vijay Tonk, whose drone recently buzzed above the colorful throng of 300 guests at a wedding in the 18th century walled city of Jaipur.