19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Monsoon Journey

Noor,16 and Sahanur,10 brother and sister going to their home under heavy rain. Boat is the only means of communication in this village of Balabhut,West Bengal,India.This image was taken at West Bengal India near Bangladesh border.'Char Balabhut' is an island which is surrounded by the Kaljani river on it's three sides and Bangladesh on it's other side. In this village, there is an only school which is shattered and more than 100 families have lost their houses as a result of the extreme river erosion .

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: India
Camera: ILCE-7
Copyright: © SUJAN SARKAR