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Villagers fear for survival on India's disappearing island
Residents of India's Ghoramara Island want to leave their home as it shrinks every year due to rising seas, but many say they can't afford it.
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Ghoramara Island, India
A hilsa fish is seen as fishermen pull the net on a boat near Ghoramara Island, India, October 24, 2018. Ghoramara Island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal, has nearly halved in size over the past two decades, according to village elders. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri SEARCH "CHOWDHURI COASTLINE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
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Sheikh Aftab Uddin, 66, and his wife Mamta Bibi, 50,... more
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Women gesture after a phone call in front of their... more
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Mihir Kumar Mondal, 51, works inside his betel leaf... more
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A girl plays on the coastline on Ghoramara Island,... more
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A boy catches fish during high tide on Ghoramara Island,... more
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A woman walks towards an embankment after tying her... more
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Children play on a banyan tree which was uprooted by... more
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Workers repair a boat along the coastline on Ghoramara... more
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Villagers work in a paddy field on Ghoramara Island,... more
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A man walks past a house which was damaged by a high... more
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A man carries his son as he walks past a social welfare... more
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Students from a primary school read books inside a... more
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Angur Bala Mondal, 83, sits inside her house in front... more
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Purnima Shaw, 27, makes a ritual painting from rice... more
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A man gets shaved by a barber at a market on Ghoramara... more
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Sulekha Haldar, 38, sells vegetables inside her shop... more
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Eight-month-old Sheikh Rahaman receives treatment with... more
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A man reads a newspaper in a market area in Ghoramara... more
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Mumtaz Bibi, 40, plays with her five-month-old granddaughter... more
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Utensils belonging to a tea shop lie in a pond before... more
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A fisherman cooks as others rest on a boat after casting... more
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A fisherman and his family ride past Ghoramara Island... more
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Mahabuba Khatun, 15, cleans a fishing net in front... more
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Shi'ite Muslims carry a Tazia, or a replica of the... more
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Folk theatre actors perform at a makeshift theatre... more
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Hindu women dance in a procession during Laxmi Puja... more
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A ShiÕite Muslim man participates in a Muharram procession... more
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ShiÕite Muslim men participate in a Muharram procession... more
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A Hindu woman lights a candle as she worships the Hindu... more
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