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About one-sixth of all the human beings on Earth live in India, the world’s most populous democracy. It is the second most populous country in the world, after China.
India is facing mass water shortages with more than 600 million people dealing with high to extreme water shortage according to a new report.
The Indian state of Punjab is undergoing a severe water crisis. Once an agricultural leader in India, it’s now turning into a desert. Farmers and other rural dwellers are going bankrupt over the need to pay for water delivered from other regions.
Farmers in the western Indian region of Marathwada say they are experiencing the worst water shortage they have ever known. The FT's Simon Mundy looks at a dangerous mix of flawed irrigation policy and apparent climate change.