Chattisgarh, India, February 2015:
Daily life in Sarsmal village on the edge of open cast mines in Raigarh District.
Photographs for a story on land allocation for coal mines in Chattisgarh. Modi's new government in the centre has relaxed the environmental regulations so the land can be allocated to both public and private sector companies easily.
Photo by Sami Siva for Al Jazeera America.