Give us water, state villagers tell Rahul

Apr 29, 2012, 07:10 IST | Agencies

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi visited drought-hit villages in Satara district yesterday but did not announce any relief measure.

 “We want water. Everything else can come later!” a farmer told Gandhi. Satara is where the biggest water supply project of Maharashtra, the Koyna Dam, is located. But, barely a few kilometres away, there is acute scarcity of water virtually eight months in a year. 

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