Lehar’s progress in images
Life along the Kosi: series 2
The Kosi river flows through the densely populated north-east Bihar, where people mostly depend on farming, fishing and cattle. They also make good use of the bamboo, reed, wild sugarcane and jute growing along the river. Notorious for changing its course and flooding, the river was embanked soon after Independence but with some painful consequences.
Women and their woeful walk for water
Women are responsible for finding and collecting water for their families. They walk miles, carry heavy burdens and wait for their turn for hours. On World Water Day, we take a look at their life-long struggle for something as basic as potable water