19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Teacher

The iconic Hoogly river a tributary of the holy river the Ganges flows along with the city of Kolkata before disappearing into the Bay of Bengal, the broad concrete slipways leading towards the river called ghats form a connection between Kolkata and the Hooghly river, these ghats are a favoured destination for many to escape the rigours of the city life. This image shows a glimpse of various activities which occur on the banks of the river. This image was captured on a ghat showing a boy teaching his younger brother how to jump into the water to escape the scorching heat of summer.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D5600
Copyright: © Shubhodeep Roy