02 Josekutty Panackal - Photo Journalist - manoramaonline.com

Fire Round: A courageous firefighter confronts the intense heat and billowing smoke as they navigate through the smoldering waste at the Brahmapuram Waste Management Center in Kochi. It took 13 days to put out the fire in the mountain of plastic left behind by humans. Hundreds of people have sought treatment for suffocation. 

Published - Manorama, March 2023