Collecting water
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India is gripped by drought and heat

Collecting water

Women walk home after collecting drinking water from a well at Mengal Pada in Maharashtra state, India, on May 4.

 (Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press)
Parched India

An indian boy follows a herd of goats on a parched pond in Kaushambi, nearly 15 miles from Allahabad, India, on May 3.

 (Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press)
Protesting for water

Villagers from various Indian states shout slogans during a demonstration to highlight the water shortage across the country in New Delhi, India, on May 5.

 (Altaf Qadri / Associated Press)
Desperate for water

Indians collect non-potable water at a construction site in a slum area of Mumbai on April 30.

 (Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press)
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi discusses India’s drought at a news conference in New Delhi on May 3.

 (Stringer / European Pressphoto Agency)