According to a report submitted by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to the Lok Sabha in January this year, Gujarat ranks fourth in the survey of top five states with highly polluted rivers.
People end up walking for up to 5kms only to be able to bring water for their homes. In May 2018, when drought-hit Madhya Pradesh was trying to make water available for all its residents, several clashes took place among people for water
The government has been actively designing projects and plans which can help the residents of Rajasthan have easy access to water. But the people have not been sitting idle over their predicament either.