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This Kolkata Slum Is Set To Be Destroyed Soon And 400,000 People Could Potentially Be Homeless

Multimedia journalist Souvid Datta has captured some very poignant photos of the slums.

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In an interview with Time on May 4, 2017, photographer Souvid Datta admitted to materially altering his images from 2013–2015 and presenting them as representations of actual events. In light of this we have decided to remove his work from our site per BuzzFeed News’ standards and ethics.

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