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Feb 2016 back issue
Dump Yard Bengal
by Joydeep Mukherjee
Dump yard: a deplorable and void land with stacks of filth, scrap and trash spread across a vast area. Far from the joys, conveniences and cacophony of city life, here throbs a settlement…all buried between layers of dust and dirt. To them this is a place which they call home and surprisingly their home, a dump yard, is the only means of livelihood. Drowned in stench, dizziness, headache and absence of basic earthly comforts, life in a dump yard exists, but silently. For onlookers the very sight of a dump yard might be intolerable, but for the habitants their daily indulgence with garbage is a necessity.
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