16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A child playing on the banks of The Ganges

Flowers are discarded everyday on the river banks from the nearby temples and flower markets. While seen by many as a burden and a pollutant, the flowers offer great joy to the children that scour the banks for trinkets they could possibly sell.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Bitan Chanda