Small communities living on #Brahmaputra’s islands remain largely isolated. But human ingenuity knows no bounds. Local communities have found their own solutions. They have crisscrossed the river with small ferry services that are run by 2000 odd private operators. However, these ferry services operate only during the day and are unavailable at night, even in cases of emergency.
But this is about to change. Read more: http://wrld.bg/OzvU30eAeFm
And a river runs through it
Integrating the Brahmaputra’s innumerable ferries into Assam’s wider transport network Anyone who has visited Assam cannot help but being struck by the mighty Brahmaputra. The river straddles the state like a colossus, coursing through its heart, and severing it into two – the northern and Southern…