Children collect mud from the Hooghly (Ganges) River on a raft made from plastic bottles. The mud will be used by sculptors to make idols for the Durga Puja festival. Near Kumartoli Ghat, Kolkata, India.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-05172
Photo size: 19.6 Mpixels (56.1 MB uncompressed) - 5422x3615 pixels (18.0x12.0 in / 45.9x30.6 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: BBD Bagh, boat, Calcutta, children, clay, conservation, Durga Puja, environment, festival, Ganga, Ganges, Hindu, Hooghly, idol, India, Kolkata, Kumartoli, plastic, poverty, raft, work
Published in: Kolkata (Calcutta), Ganges River (Ganga), Hinduism