Madhya Pradesh: Viral video shows India woman risking life for water

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A viral video showing a woman scaling the wall of a well to access water has highlighted the acute shortage in several areas of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The video shows the woman going down the well without a rope or harness to access water. People in Ghusiya village have been forced to take such extreme measures after wells and ponds have dried. Several other areas across India are facing similar water crisis. Videos showing Indians risking their lives to get water frequently go viral. In April, a similar video showed a woman going down a well in Maharashtra state to get water. A 2019 global report had named India among 17 countries where “water stress” was “extremely high”.(BBC)…[+]