The recent fire at North Delhi's Bhalswa landfill has been at the centre of a political controversy. A look at the situation on-ground
Fumes from the Bhalswa fire affect thousands who live close to the landfill (Photos by Vikas Choudhary)
Ragpickers continue their work in Bhalswa despite the fire
Mahamood Ali (45) has been selling sweetmeat and snacks to ragpickers for 15 years. Even though he has trouble breathing due to the fire, he cannot afford to discontinue working
People working in the landfill and directly exposed to the toxic fumes
Fire-fighters at work
As the sun goes down and city lights brighten the surroundings, business-as-usual continues in Bhalswa
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