Water scarcity heightens caste tensions in India

By Ashutosh Sharma | Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:15 AM
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KATHUA, India (Thomas Reuters Foundation) – The sleepy village of Rasooh in Jammu and Kashmir is surrounded by arid, rocky hills, denuded of trees. But its placid air belies generations-old tensions between caste groups  - tensions which are being exacerbated by a scarcity of safe drinking water, threatening the health of the most socially marginalised villagers.

Rasooh is located in the Siwalik ...

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