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Going to school in the monsoon

Students of certain villages across the country are still struggling to reach their schools. Here is a look how.

Teachers and students of a primary school in Tahkadondh, Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, cross river, its bed scattered with rocks and boulders. (Express photo by Ashutosh Bhardwaj)

School children of Bendse village of Maharashtra's Raigad district, walk on a tightrope over the Ulhas river to go to school every day. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Joshi)

Students ride a wooden boat across Loktak lake from Karangi island to reach their school in Thanga village, Bishnupur district of Manipur. (Express photo by Deepak Shijagurumayum)

Wooden boats are the only means of transport in Thanga. (Source: Express photo by Deepak Shijagurumayum)

Girls in a village in Gujarat remove their flip-flops, roll up their salwars and step into the water of Hiran river to reach their school. (Source: Express photo by Bhupendra Rana)

After crossing the river, students have to take a 5 km walk through rocky and muddy terrain

Students of the govt school Borkhal in the tribal Dangs district of South Gujarat walk through the forests, hillocks and cross three water canals on their way to school. (Source: Javed Raja)

Students taking rough routes on their way to school. (Source: Express photo)