A film on the plight of the people dwelling on the River Islands in the District of Maldah in West Bengal, India. Every Year these river islands which are situated in the middle of the ferocious river Ganga, get flooded and these people struggle to survive on their own without any state help. The film also shows another part of the same region, Picrapada, which is also very backward, but with the initiatives of the local tribal people living there, is now on the path of betterment. Pichrapada is plagued by water shortage while floods plague the river islands.
Directed by me and edited by my wife Navnita this film was commissioned to me by UNDP as a part of their human development Project. Being a commissioned film their are some things that we had to incorporate. Otherwise the experience was very shocking...to see the plight of the people suffering because of the river erosion.