Dancing with the river

Lahiri-Dutt’s research - which incorporated time on 11 chars - has led to a new book ‘Dancing with the river’, co-authored with Gopa Samanta from the University of Burdwan.

Dancig with the river is available from Yale University publishers.

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Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt from Crawford School discusses life on South Asia’s chars - the part land, part water, low lying sandy masses that exist within the riverbeds in the flood plains of lower Bengal.

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