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India’s Severe Drought Causing Havoc

India’s Severe Drought Causing Havoc

Jun 3, 2016

Water scarcity forces millions of people off of farms and into teeming cities

Keith Schneider

By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue

On Monday, as it’s been for weeks now, hundreds of farmers from mountainous Bundelkhand, a drought-ravaged region of north central India, climbed down from the Mahakaushal Express and headed for the highway underpasses near Delhi’s Nizamuddin railway station. They are refugees from an agricultural area that straddles Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, two sta

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