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Bundelkhand Got Rains Last Year, But Water Crisis Continues

Three of the village's 4 hand pumps are running dry this summer. The wells are dry.
A Farmer's Family Eats A Real Meal In Drought-Ravaged Bundelkhand

A Farmer’s Family Eats A Real Meal In Drought-Ravaged Bundelkhand

In the scorching heat of drought-ravaged Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav shared stage with a group of local tribals under a large...
Search Of Water in Bundelkhand's Jhansi

Families Abandon Villages In Search Of Water in Bundelkhand’s Jhansi

Earlier, individual farmers would go out to cities in search for work. But now, families have started migrating because of the ongoing water crisis.
Bundelkhand Drought Water Storage

Crores Flow Down The Drain In Parched Bundelkhand

Water storage units in many villages of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region quench thirst only on paper.

Gunmen Guard Water In Drought-hit Bundelkhand

In Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh, a city in the parched Bundelkhand region, men with guns guard precious water of the Jamuniya river at the Bari Ghat Dam.
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Bundelkhand’s Women Farmers Battle Drought, Debt

57-year-old farmer Sarju Devi had committed suicide by jumping in front of a train next to her land. She thought the outstanding loans would die with her, but carried on and have multiplied since in interests.
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In Drought-Hit UP District, Mid-Day Meals for School Children Vanish

At the government primary school of Bhadrona in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, the school bell is a cruel reminder for children that no lunch will be served.