Bastar (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 31 (ANI): Hit by water crisis locals in Jheeram village of Chhattisgarh are compelled to consume and use contaminated water in order to meet their daily needs. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: After Massive Search Operation, Bodies of 17 Security Personnel Recovered, Say Police

A local told ANI that the village lacks all basic facilities like education, water and electricity. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Urban Body Election Results: Congress Wins 3 Municipal Bodies

“There are no facilities here. The toilets made by the government can’t be used as there is no water,” a local said. Also Read - Dantewada Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Congress Wins by Margin of 11,331 Votes

The locals also said that they have to walk miles in the scorching heat, in search of drinking water.

Many incidents related to water scarcity are being reported from different parts of the state. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.