March 26, 2009
Laborers on the Tansa River
Photograph by Ed Kashi
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Laborers haul sand and gravel dredged from the Tansa River, which contractors sell to roadbuilders north of Mumbai—an industry that supports hundreds of villagers, along with workers from other parts of India.
See more photographs from the October 2008 feature story "India's Highway."