Indians stand in queues to collect drinking water from a tanker in Chennai. Photo: AP
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

In drought-stricken Chennai, water is now more expensive than petrol

  • Government think tank estimates 21 of the country’s cities will run out of groundwater by 2020
  • The monsoon arrived later and weaker than usual this year, raising concerns these cities will be squeezed dry

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Indians stand in queues to collect drinking water from a tanker in Chennai. Photo: AP
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