Photo of the Day

Indian workers taking the highway
March 7, 2009

Sawarda Village Workers, India

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Workers from drought-stricken Sawarda village in India say the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) has brought prosperity closer to home: "Today the jobs are in Jaipur, which used to be three hours away," says one. "With the highway, we can get there in 45 minutes."

See more photographs from the October 2008 feature story "India's Highway."

Photograph by Ed Kashi

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