Feeding Kolkata

Feeding Kolkata

The wholesale vegetable markets of Kolkata have an epic quality. A jostling cast of thousands in an cinematic crowd scene: buyers, sellers, busy, resting, chatting and arguing. But the stars are the porters who lift and carry 500kg packs through the busy narrow spaces. They drop them on stacked tires to protect the contents and the big 'whump' leaves you in no doubt about their weight.

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