18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Essential for mankind

Water crisis is the biggest threat of human life. Drinking water is the major threat worldwide. Due to global warming northern glacier is melting in a rapid way. Monsoon is very irregular in Indian sub-continent. Resulting sweet water rivers are drying rapidly. Purulia is a district of state West Bengal, India which majorly affected by drinking water crisis. More than 48 villages are running out of drinking water. The only source is collection from the dried river bed. Government authorities are not taking any initiatives to provide the drinking water to the villagers. From infant to elderly people of these villages are drinking this unhealthy water for a long time.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: Purulia, India, India
Camera: FC2103
Copyright: © Chattopadhyay Chattopadhyay