New Hope at Daybreak

Children from Poor, marginalised, tribal community enjoying the winter sun in front of their newly constructed school building. Situation has changed recently due to eco-tourism based on the nearby Murguma lake and Govt interventions.


Murguma, Purulia district, West Bengal, India


Submitted this shot in 2009 (not selected) for UNDP Humanizing Development : Global Photography Campaign to portrait the human face of the development processes.

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Taken on January 24, 2009
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