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Uttarakhand villages facing acute water shortage

Nainital, Apr 13 (ANI): Residents of several villages near the tourist town of Nainital are facing an acute water shortage, and are travelling to travel about two kilometres to fetch drinking water.

According to them, water at home is only available for an hour.

“We are facing many problems because of water shortage. We are not getting water at all. In this summer our family members are suffering. We have to travel two kilometres to get water. We have also informed Jal Nigam, but they provide water for an hour. Some people get water and some don’t, “said Ram Singh, a local.

The water shortage problem is so severe that certain neighbourhoods in the region don’t receive water at all. [more]