One of the main duties of the Mounted Police in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, is to make sure that people don't venture too deep into the Bay of Bengal as the currents are really strong. 

They have their main headquarters in Egmore, Chennai which is also home to the horses.

The following photo feature is "a day in the life of the mounted police."

The photographs aim to take the viewer to the daily life of the riders and the police horses. 

These photographs were published in the Metro Plus edition of The Hindu.

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