the fully loaded magazine
People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.
A couple fetching water from a borewell 6 km away from their village
Photograph by Apoorva Salkade
A cattle camp
Waiting for tankers in Nashik
A tribal woman searches for water in Palghar district
A woman lugs a pail of water near Ghosali village, Palghar district
Tribals collecting water from a pond in a jungle in Igatpuri taluka of Nashik district
Popat Aher hauls buckets from a well in Rendale village, where water tankers come once a week
Sonali Garud (24) and Pushpa Garud (49) fetching water from nearly empty well for the farm animals, in Nashik.