17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Devi Emerging

A devotee has been standing in the knee deep water of Yamuna river, waiting for the sunrise to offer her prayer to Sun God on the eve of Chhat festival in India. The volumes of froth is a testimony of the pollution the river is facing these days due to the toxic industrial wastes released each day into the river.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: New Delhi, India
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Somenath Mukhopadhyay