Articles by Samir Kumar Rakshit

Samir Kumar Rakshit is a resident of Doddakanahalli in Bengaluru. He is an inventor and water warrior, and is interested in civic issues. He works to create awareness on implementing rainwater harvesting and waste segregation.

"You ain’t gonna miss your water until your well runs dry": Bob Marley Why did Indo-Aryans move towards Indus Valley and then to the Ganges Plain? Why did Dravidians settle near rivers? There may be several reasons. But, with the water crisis we are facing, I think we now know the answer - water. Civilisations flourished where water was available. The clock is ticking, and we need to do what is vital for our survival - save water. According to news reports, our city may turn uninhabitable in the next few years due to rapidly-depleting groundwater levels. Rainwater harvesting (RWH)…

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