Darbhanga is facing an acute water shortage which is likely to worsen in the coming months.(HT Photo)

Once ‘city of ponds’, Dharbhanga now grappling with acute water shortage

By Bishnu K Jha | Hindustan Times, Darbhanga
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:00 PM IST
The groundwater table in Darbhanga has plummeted, and at several places in the district, residents have been using submersible pumps. A large number of hand pumps have failed to draw up any water because of the severe depletion of the groundwater level.
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