Bengaluru makes a splash with Cauvery water as farmers in nearby villages suffer2 min read 12 Dec 2016, 12:48 PM IST
Even as Bengaluru and its gated communities get water supply either from the city utility or buy water from neighbouring villages, farmers are suffering because there is no water for agriculture
Malur: Malur, about 30 kilometres from Bengaluru’s eastern edge, is a town whose social fabric is changing. Many farmers from villages around the town—like 36-year-old Manjunath—would rather farm but cannot because their borewells have run dry. Manjunath now travels to Bengaluru on a train that is packed like sardines. He works as a daily-wage labourer in Bengaluru.
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