Clashes between women for water in western India

Clashes between women for water in western India
As soon as the water tanker arrived in the western India’s Maharashtra, women ran and there was a scuffle for water.
The incident took place in Khadimal village of Amaravti district, the video went viral on May 30.
Visuals showed women and children of the village running towards the tanker to fill water. The water was being stored in a well. Women were pushing and shoving each other to get water out of the well. Hundreds of buckets reached the bottom of the well to extract this water.
According to the reports, the average water stock in nearly 3,000 dams across Maharashtra has decreased to 22 percent of their total storage capacity.
The Maharashtra Water Resources Department, the dams in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar have an average stock of 9.06 percent of their total capacity, the lowest among the six water divisions in the state. Following Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, the Pune division has the second-lowest stock at 16.35 percent, then Nashik at 24.50 percent, Konkan at 35.88 percent, Nagpur at 38.41 percent, and Amravati at 38.96 percent.
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