Kankroli, Republic of India
VILLAGERS SIT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DRIED OUT RAJSAMAND LAKE.
FOR RELEASE WITH BC-DROUGHT-INDIA - Residents from Kankroli village sit in the middle of the dried out Rajsamand lake near Udaipur in India's drought-hit state of Rajasthan. The lake has dried up for the first time in living memory. Thousands of villages in Rajasthan are facing an acute shortage of water and animal feed with most sources of water having dried out in what is seen to be the worst drought in 100 years. Pix taken on May 4.