Maharashtra Drought 2013

The worst ever drought that the state of Maharashtra has experienced till date is the 1972 drought when almost 5 million people had no work as the crops failed. But the current drought in Maharashtra is set to break all the records. With millions estimated to be affected, lakhs of cattle rendered hungry without fodder, this drought is the worst kind of natural disaster that the state has faced. Almost 1/5th of Maharashtra is reeling under drought.

IBTL (2013): Maharashtra Drought 2013. New Delhi: India - Behind the Lens (IBTL) URL [Accessed: 13.04.2013]