Summer has just begun….

We are, according to the traditional calendar,only in Vasant Ritu. But in Bangalore, this is the hot season. The temperature is rising steadily, and so, too, is the demand for water.


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Sitting on a plateau, having depleted our water-table alarmingly, we are facing tremendous difficulties for water, and the fact was brought home to me by the sight of these women (it’s still a sad fact of life that you will hardly find men queueing up with pots) sharing a water source, on this occasion, for washing.

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How are we going to fare during Grishma Ritu, I wonder?


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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.