Polls hold no promises for waterless Raj village
after the international train station at Munabao, where the Thar Express brings in visitors from across the border. The Border Security Force outpost is barely 5 kilometres away.
“If the water is so scarce in winter, we shudder to think what the summer months will bring,” says Sawai Singh, a local standing in the village square among a gathering of men who have just landed home in a small truck from a rally of Rashtriya Loktantrik Party candidate Uday Ram Meghwal.
Akeli is the last stop before border