Thriposha Transport, Demodara Railway Station, Sri Lanka

Goods Carriage, Demodara Railway Station, Sri Lank by Son of the Morning Light on

Signage indicating it is carrying Thriposha, a goods carriage sits at Demodara, part of a mixed goods and passenger train on its way from Kandy to Badulla. Thriposha is a maize-based flour, also containing soya and powdered milk, which is distributed free as a food supplement to undernourished sections of the populace, primarily young mothers and children, by the government’s Health Ministry. Shot on assignment for The New York Times in December 2018.

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