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Photographs from NE features in UN

Photographs from Meghalaya and and Assam by conservation activist, Journalist Chandan Kumar Duarah, found place in the photogaphy exhibition in the UN headquarter in New York. The week long exhibition was on the occassion of World Water Day on 22 March, 2015. One photographs shoot at a village in Meghalaya in which a Garo family were carrying spring water by pipe for their household uses. The other photograph took place in the main exhibition was shoot at Rani, Assam in which a son and father were collecting water from a swallow boring tube well.

Apart from these, some photographs have been shown in UN Water for Life website: http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/waterforlifevoices.shtml

Photographs from Meghalaya and Assam are used in the home page collage of un water for life voices. These photographs were selected for UN from among a host of pictures on the subject of water sent from nooks of the globe. The photographs on water were sent for UN- Water by Conservation activist Mubina Akhtar and Chandan Duarah.

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