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for villages in Kutch and Saurashtra, the arid areas of Gujarat. When the project
ran into political trouble, the Government suddenly discovered the emotive power
of Thirst. Suddenly, quenching the thirst of parched throats in Kutch and ...
The districts of Kutch and Saurashtra (the billboards of Gujarat's Thirst campaign)
are at the very tail end of this network. The system of canals superimposes an
arbitrary concrete grid on the existing pattern of natural drainage in the command
Fourth, to get to Kutch and Saurashtra, the Wonder Canal has to negotiate its way
past the ten sugar mills, the golf courses, the five-star hotels, the water parks and
the cash-crop growing, politically powerful, Patel-rich districts of Baroda, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sumit_Nangia - LibraryThing
A paradigm developmental tale, which shows that how someone has to defoliate,for others to survive.An unequivocal obstinate struggle of the poor against the primacy of hegemony. Unravels scads of ... Read full review