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 tribal woman searches for water in Palghar district
Photograph by Apoorva Salkade
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
A woman lugs a pail of water near Ghosali village, Palghar district
Sonali Garud (24) and Pushpa Garud (49) fetching water from nearly empty well for the farm animals, in Nashik.
Waiting for tankers in Nashik
A cattle camp
A couple fetching water from a borewell 6 km away from their village