12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Into the dead river

A child is looking for something precious in the river Buriganga,Dhaka,Bangladesh. The river Buriganga gave life to the Dhaka city once, but now it is vastly discussed because of its pollution. Tannery chemicals, industrial waste, human waste from the whole Dhaka city go directly down into the river Buriganga.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad