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Join Sanjoy Hazarika on his river journey

River Reflections: Impermanence, Erosion, Migration On The Brahmaputra The uncertainty of life and livelihoods is forcing many to migrate from the temporary silt islands, locally known as chars or saporis BySanjoy Hazarika |25 June, 2022 THE BRAHMAPUTRA, one of the most sediment-laden rivers in the world, is home to a geographical phenomenon--a unique network of an…

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Reflections From A River: Returning To The Brahmaputra

It was broad, the water level was high, and it flowed perilously close to the road leading to Dibrugarh, the tea capital of Assam and India's tea city. It was the last week of April. From decades of travel in the region, I knew that the Brahmaputra would attain such heights and width--but only in…

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