As a river dies: India could be facing its ‘greatest human catastrophe’ ever – Channel NewsAsia

As a river dies: India could be facing its ‘greatest human catastrophe’ ever

As crops and farmers die, experts blame a man-made “drought of common sense” for the drying up of Southern India’s Cauvery River, once a lifeline to millions. Insight investigates.

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The Cauvery River is dying – and with it, the crops, hopes and lives of millions of farmers. It could be India’s greatest natural catastrophe ever. Is an ambitious plan to link all rivers to the cities to blame? Insight investigates southern India’s worst drought in 140 years.


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