Nivedita Khandekar

Nivedita Khandekar

Nivedita Khandekars an independent journalist based in Delhi. She writes on environmental, developmental and social issues.

'The Lakes Are Still Alive' by Anupam Mishra is helping villagers rediscover ancient water-conservation methods, writes Nivedita Khandekar.

This year, in the parched district of Mahoba in Bundelkhand, in southern Uttar Pradesh, where persistent drought has led to large-scale migration over the past decade, several ponds were full of water even before the monsoon began.