Villagers on the outskirts of Mumbai collect water from an almost-dry well in 2016. Photo: EPA
Villagers on the outskirts of Mumbai collect water from an almost-dry well in 2016. Photo: EPA
India

For Narendra Modi’s re-election prospects, clean water in India is liquid gold

  • Although the next polls are three years away, the prime minister’s plan to supply water to every home is seen as his pitch for another term
  • While the logistics of this may prove tricky, analysts say the perception he has solved the problem may be enough to carry him to victory

Villagers on the outskirts of Mumbai collect water from an almost-dry well in 2016. Photo: EPA
Villagers on the outskirts of Mumbai collect water from an almost-dry well in 2016. Photo: EPA
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