20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Farmer With Golden Fibers

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 sorting the golden sticks of jute after a day’s harvest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Rajesh Dhar
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