Purbasthali is a village with a police station in Kalna subdivision of Bardhaman district. It is located 120 km north from Kolkata. Also known as Chupi Char, it lies on the banks of a large oxbow lake created by the Ganges river and is only a few km from the old and holy town of Nabadwip. The 2–3 km long lake attracts migrants and water birds. The Purbasthali area has a fairly high level of arsenic in the ground water
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daddo (24874) 2014-04-14 1:05
Namaste Partha. Not sure to what the title is reffering, unless it's a cry from the peasant class. Disturbing to read that despite the natural setting arsenic is present. Some unscrupulous mining company? Regards. Klaudio.
kasianowak (7219) 2014-04-14 1:34
Beautiful image with unique colour palette and lots of atmosphere.