Environment & Energy

India’s ‘Silent’ Water Crisis High in the Mind of Voters

April 8, 2019, 4:02 AM

The availability of safe drinking water ranks third among the issues voters care about in India, but citizens getting ready to go to the polls aren’t happy with what the government has done so far to address the problem.

The general election takes place between April 11 and May 19, with vote counting starting May 23.

The independent Association for Democratic Reforms surveyed 270,000 citizens across India to gauge their concerns and how they think the government is addressing them.

The association focuses on strengthening the electoral process through research and monitoring...

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