Red. The colour of blood, of fertility, of life.
The colour of joy and vitality.
The colour of festivity.
This was taken a few days back around Diwali (the Hindu festival of lights). The red-painted clay lamps are filled with oil (or wax) and lit. It's common to find Hindu households lit up with the light of a multitude of lamps during Diwali...
Nikon F75, 28-110mm
Fuji 100 ISO
2004, Outside my home in Ahmedabad, India.