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Author: Keith Schneider

Drought in Cauvery delta intensifies farmer distress

The Cauvery delta has never experienced two failed monsoons in the same year, leading to widespread drought. The river is so depleted that there is no water for irrigation

Vijayakumar was a successful rice grower his entire life until this rainless harvest season. He seemed unbent by the paralysing consequences of Tamil Nadu’s deepest drought in 140 years…Read More