In Drought-Hit Tamil Nadu, Farmer Distress On A High | Read

PUBLISHED ON: March 28, 2017 | Duration: 2 min, 15 sec

  
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In Lalgudi near Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli district, farmer SR Kannan's two acre field is almost barren. In addition to the worst drought in Tamil Nadu in years, just before the paddy was ready for harvest, neighbouring Karnataka stopped the Cauvery waters. Mr Kannan's near ripe crop died in front of his eyes. Now his children pay a heavy price.

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