Drought

In unequal measure

Print edition : June 10, 2016

Residents of a Dalit colony in Bhatambra village in Bidar district collect water at night from a cistern, which is filled with water from a borewell. Photo: Gopichand T.

The Dargah bawdi or the Chuachuth ki bawdi in Chitta village in Bidar district. The square well has four chambers, each for a section of society, Photo: Gopichand T.

As Karnataka reels under a severe drought, social and economic divides undermine the little relief that the government has provided.
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