21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The farmer with golden fibre

Jute cultivation is widely spread by the river Ganges in West Bengal, India. Jute is known as the golden crop and is the source of livelihood for many farmers living in the Ganges delta. In this photograph a farmer is carrying the golden sticks of jute after a day’s harvest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Rajesh Dhar