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Dry wells in Achhro Thar, residents yet to get river water

KARACHI – The residents of Achhro Thar (White Desert) are demanding the government to provide them with river water. Achhro Thar is believed to be the most backward area of Pakistan, and is often affected by droughts due to which the underground water level has dropped drastically.
During former president Pervez Musharraf’s government, Thar Desert was provided with adequate river water with the help of pipes and vast networks of roads. However, no government since then has