The Freshwater Trail

Frontlines Of Erosion

“The solution to save Calcutta port did not work, and instead it continues to wreak havoc on Northern Bengal.”

Arati Kumar-Rao
Photographer & Journalist

Scenes from the frontlines of the battle against erosion on the banks of the Ganges around Farakka Barrage. An area where people regularly lose many hectares of land to the starved, wandering river.