Life In Local Train

CompanyEuropean Pressphoto Agency (EPA)
PhotographerDIVYAKANT SOLANKI
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Indian commuters travel in a local train in Mumbai, India. According to media reports, around eight million commuters travelling on over 3000 local train services everyday.

About Photographer

Divyakant Solanki (1981, India), a self-taught photographer, joined Business Standard in Ahmedabad in 2003, moved to Mumbai Bureau in 20005 and later joined European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) in 2010. He won first place “the best photo of all” in World Water Day 2017 Photo Contest, Third Place in Editorial: Sport (Professional) in Moscow International Foto Awards 2017, Honorable Mention in the Editorial: Sports (Professional) in the International Photographer of the Year Award 2016, Silver Medal in People in the News (Stories) category, in the China International Press Photo Contest 2014, Third Place in the Sports category in Media Foundation of India's National Press Photo contest 2014. His work published in various international newspapers and on websites such as The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The National, The Seattle Times, The Telegraph and more.