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Time’s running out for Sindh’s coastline

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Sindh’s prosperity lies in an Indus that flows freely. The unavailability of water has turned the Indus Delta into a desert, as it’s hard to find a green piece of land in the entire region.This in contrast to a river Indus that was once famous for its green fields and agricultural lands.

There was a time when the magnetism of Sindh’s coastal belt was used by wordsmiths in their work. However, today the region is only mentioned to highlight desolation, drought, dearth of resources, and the migration of locals.

Sindh’s coastline stretches to 340 kilometres, and consists of Thatta, Sujawal, and Badin. More than 1.1 million people inhabit the three districts, where more than half of the population consists of anglers. The people in these areas are living in miserable conditions.

People of the area are now looking to migrate to nearby towns. This will be one of the worst migrations in history; however, the people do not have a choice any longer.

Sindh has been facing a considerable scarcity of water for a while now, and no one........

© Daily Times