Dasht: People are Suffering due to Water Scarcity

Sami Parvez

Turbat – In Dasht, people are suffering from scarcity of water, learnt Balochistan Point.

Dasht is the tehsil of District Kech which is located 40 Km from Turbat city.

People of Dash are facing water scarcity due to fewer rainfalls this year. Unavailability of water has created a drought like situation in Dasht.

We are unable to cultivate corps due to shortage of water and therefore our lives are in jeopardy – Farmers

“Water scarcity has badly affected farming in Dasht which is the primary source of livelihood for the people,” said Dekan Karim Baksh, a farmer, while talking to Balochistan Point.

“We are unable to cultivate corps due to shortage of water and therefore our lives are in jeopardy,” Dekan Humetan, another farmer, told Balochistan Point.

From the platform of Balochistan Point, people of Dasht appeal to Balochistan Government to approve water supply schemes for the tehsil on emergency basis.

Staff report

Published in The Balochistan Point on September 1, 2015

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