Jute Harvest, Krishnanagar, West Bengal, India


Photograph by Samir Das

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Jute is the second most commercially important vegetable fiber after cotton. For centuries, jute has been an integral part of culture of West Bengal, India – the largest global producer of jute fiber. Pictured here, men are collecting jute fibers from the ratted stem of jute plants.

 

 

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