Photos: See all that thrives in the river Ganga, in a new book of photographs

  • In the book, “Rowing down the Ganges,” captures the essence of the river Ganga through photographs and text, from its source to the sea. The book is an attempt to unify the geological splendor, unique biodiversity and cultural vibrancy of the river. Focused on the biodiversity of the river, the book, published by the Wildlife Institute of India and the National Mission for Clean Ganga, is also meant to educate people about all that thrives in and by the river, through the lenses of several photographers.
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A Great Cormorant with its catch. (Photo by Rathika Ramasamy)

A Great Cormorant with its catch. (Photo by Rathika Ramasamy)

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The river Ganga in Kahalgaon, Bihar. (Photo by Megha Shruti)

The river Ganga in Kahalgaon, Bihar. (Photo by Megha Shruti)

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An army of Red Ghost Crabs. (Photo by Arghya Adhikary)

An army of Red Ghost Crabs. (Photo by Arghya Adhikary)

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A smooth coated Otter by the Ganga. (Photo by Sayanti Basak)

A smooth coated Otter by the Ganga. (Photo by Sayanti Basak)

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A Greylag Goose.(Photo by Rathika Ramasamy.)

A Greylag Goose.(Photo by Rathika Ramasamy.)

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The stunning Cascade Frog.(Photo by Naitik Patel)

The stunning Cascade Frog.(Photo by Naitik Patel)

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A view of the Mirzapur Ojhala bridge.(Photo by Saurav Gawan)

A view of the Mirzapur Ojhala bridge.(Photo by Saurav Gawan)

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Turtle hatching tracks by the Ganga. (Photo by Suyash Katdare)

Turtle hatching tracks by the Ganga. (Photo by Suyash Katdare)

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A Nilgai makes its way through the river.(Photo by Saurav Gawan)

A Nilgai makes its way through the river.(Photo by Saurav Gawan)

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