21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Journey Through Uncertainty

As our train halted just after the reopening of the lockdown in India, a poignant scene unfolded. Through the window, a man discreetly slipped out of another train's door, while two masked passengers sat on seats, reflecting the palpable pain of an uncertain era during the pandemic.

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Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: India
Copyright: © Anirban Pan