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Tigers left out to dry as river is dammed

The Ken River in the tiger reserve of Panna - home to more than 32 tigers, a crocodile sanctuary, seven endangered species of vulture and 10 tribal villages - flows freely in rainier periods, but has been reduced to isolated pools of water.  The area is set to lose what water it has, however, as the national government pushes ahead with plans to dam the river and divert 660 million cubic litres of water per year to the Betwa River in the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh.  Please follow the link below to read the report in News 24.