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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
LIFE ON TEESTA

This image represents the daily life of journey on Tista. People living on the river bank use boats for communication, children enjoy swimming in the Tista water and the river enhances the beauty of nature. A huge number of people depend on the water of Teesta river for cultivation, fishing, irrigation ,transportation etc. Boat is the only means of communication for the people living on the riverbank to carry people ,goods and even animals across Teesta . This photograph was taken at Mekhliganj in West Bengal,India

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: COOCH BEHAR, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Sujan Sarkar