Shadow of drought over Rajasthan; farmers on tenterhooks

PUBLISHED ON: July 5, 2012 | Duration: 1 min, 48 sec

  
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Over 70% of farmers in the state depend on rainfall for irrigation, and with no rain in many parts of the state over the past two weeks. Farmers are deeply worried of a drought hitting. Though the weather bureau says it will be a normal monsoon, farmers who've seen over 45 droughts since Independence are full of fear as they wait and pray for rain.
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