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The Great Indian Water War

DNMUM409454 | 3/11/2018 | Author : Jayadev Calamur | WC :1608

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Years before Cape Town announced that it was running out of water, creating global fear, India has been dealing with water wars of its own -- right from the community-level up to arguments with China

In January, a report on how the players from the Indian team were told to take showers for not longer than two minutes during the first Test match at Cape Town did the rounds. At the time, it was assumed to be a small water crisis that the South African city was facing but subsequent reports revealed that Cape Town had reached a point where the city was officially claiming to be the first in the world without any fresh water.
United Nations Data over the years shows that around 2 billion people i.e. 20 per cent of the world’s population live in areas of scarcity. The report adds that another 1.6 billion people face economic water shortage (where countries lack the necessary infrastructure to take water
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