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The book discusses how colonial powers "foundationally destabilised India's water regimen"

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Watershed: How We Destroyed India’s Water and How We Can Save It

K J Joy
Watershed: How We Destroyed India’s Water and How We Can Save It
Author: Mridula Ramesh
Publisher: Hachette India
Pages: 380
Price: Rs 699

The main title of the book is misleading. It is not about watersheds in the context of watershed development in the country. It is everything about water that one should know. The sub-title captures the wide canvas Mridula Ramesh has covered — from Vedic texts to Sangam literature, personal experiences, innovations, pioneering works and latest research — to understand the issues confronting India’s water sector and pathways to redeem it. The central message is: “The realisation that we are

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First Published: Feb 22 2022 | 11:04 PM IST

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