QRant: Can We Stop Blaming IPL For Maharashtra’s Drought?

There’s a lot more to the water shortage in Marathwada than cricket matches.

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Drought in Marathwada, Maharashtra is nothing new. For years, farmers in the region have struggled to get by and farmer suicide rates are high.

Lately, the Indian Premier League has faced a lot of criticism for hosting matches in the water-starved state. But focusing on the IPL shifts attention from the root cause of the problem. Here’s why.

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