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Central Bihar Grappling With Severe Drought, Acute Water Shortage

Apr 25, 2016 11:27 AM IST India India

With monsoon still months away, Central Bihar is grappling with a severe drought and an acute water shortage. As the river beds are fast drying up, villagers are now banking upon diesel hand pumps to bring out water and then pump them into local wells. But the struggle continues to spare some water for cattle, for kids to bathe once in 15 days. But there is no water to save crops and trees from dying.