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The Vanishing Lakes Of New Delhi; Almost 300 Lakes Dried From Rapid Urbanisation

Jul 12, 2019 10:46 AM IST India India

The national capital was once known as a city of lakes. Both natural and man-made water bodies across the city ensured that water levels in the city remained high. But rapid urbanisation over the last 3 decades has meant that nearly 300 of Delhi's lakes have all but dried up. CNN News 18's Uday Singh Rana finds out why the city's lakes are dying and whether Delhi still has hope left.