Poor infrastructure in terms of road connectivity and fewer educational institutions or hospitals are common features of high-poverty zones in all districts in the state. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />

Spatial poverty in West Bengal

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Howrah Bridge in Kolkata. Photo: Indranil Bhoumick <br /> (Indranil Bhoumick )
<br />Frames (clockwise from top left) Wrestlers and tree roots near Howrah; a painter at Esplanade; carrying sand across the Hooghly. Photographs: Raghu Rai<br />

A second shot

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