Owing to scanty rainfall in 11 districts, the Gujarat government has declared 51 tehsils, comprising 3,291 villages, as drought-affected.
The worst affected is the Kutch region. In the entire monsoon season, the area received only around two inches of showers. Hence, all 10 tehsils here are declared drought-hit.
On Monday, the chief minister visited these areas and assured all help to the people. However, irked public demonstrated in front of the CM.
In Kutch region, as a result of scanty rainfall, those who are into animal husbandry are worst affected. Their animals have nothing to eat. As a result, now, people of these areas have started migrating from the region.
Nearly 800 people have moved to other places with their twenty thousand animals.
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