India's watery graves
Oct 3, 2009
The Thekkady tragedy is a sad testimony to India's continued neglect of public safety. The country has about 14,500 km of navigable waterways, which include rivers, canals, backwaters and creeks. However, it has a long way to go before making them safe for passengers.
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