Stone Scavenger by Akash
At least 10,000 people including over 2500 women and 1000 child laborers are engaged in stone and sand collection from the ‘Bollar Ghat’ on the bank of the Piyain river in Jafflong. The Mari river is coming from the great Himalayas of India, which bringing million tons of stone boulders with its tide. The group of people whose average income is less then 150 taka per day (about 2 USD) Stone extraction goes on in the area for about eight months a year, except the rainy season. Every day, about 200 trucks carry stones to Sylhet and other places. .Jafflong, Sylhet, Bangladesh.