19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Dip of Irony and blind faith

A family dips their months old child in the holy yet extremely polluted waters of River ganges. Taking a dip in sacred river is considered to bring good health and long life but the polluted waters can cause deadly diseases like cholera and hepatitis to the child. For me, it is a dip of irony and blind faith.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Varanasi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Mohit Khetrapal