Image of Gota's office among TIME 100 best photos

November 29, 2022

A photograph depicting the abandoned office of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, after protestors entered and vandalized it on July 9 has been included in the 100 best photographs of 2022 by the world-famous Time magazine.

The photograph had been taken on July 15 by photojournalist Abhishek Chinnappa for Getty Images.

The TIME’s Top 100 images by TIME Photo Department is an unranked selection carefully curated by TIME’s eight-person team of photo editors, aiming to show in pictures that this year was indeed different, the magazine said.

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