Sugarcane used to be something of an ‘insurance’ crop in the region, bound to bring returns. But not anymore.
A few Hindu families from Pakistan began to settle at Majnu ka Tila in 2011 and the process has continued. But how welcoming has their new home been?
While drought is a manmade disaster, the consecutive scanty rainfall in Maharashtra over the last few years has worsened the water crisis.
While sugar in some form is essential for our survival, we do need to make a serious attempt to wean ourselves away from its industrial manufacture.