Amid Cauvery Row, Farmers In Parched Tamil Nadu Are Worried About Future | Read

PUBLISHED ON: May 5, 2018 | Duration: 3 min, 11 sec

  
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A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed its worst drought in 140 years, large stretches of farmlands have turned barren in Nagapattinam district, the tail end of Tamil Nadu's delta region. Seventy-year-old Dandayudhapani's five acre field is now bone dry and cracked. The kuruvai crop season would start in a few weeks, but with the centre yet to constitute the Cauvery Management Board to release Tamil Nadu's share of water despite the Supreme Court order, he doesn't know what to do. However, he is getting his field ready.
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