Portrait of a woman.

For villages divided between India and Pakistan, a map drawn long ago still causes daily struggles

The seven hamlets contend with a raging river, an international border fence and little access to basic necessities. "We are the forgotten people," one resident says."

Payal Mahajan looks at the Ravi River, which flows between India and Pakistan. Payal's mother died while giving birth to another child. Lack to healthcare is a problem in a region that has no permanent access to the mainland. A floating bridge has to be dismantled during monsoon season and boat transportation is limited. 

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