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Hamirsar in Bhuj: Once there was a lake

The famous Hamirsar lake in Bhuj, Kutch district has dried up completely.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

The famous Hamirsar lake in Bhuj, Kutch district has dried up completely where children are found playing cricket.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

A thirsty camel is sitting in the dry bed of Narayan Sarovar, a lake near Koteshwar temple on the coast of Arabian Sea, in Lakhpat taluka of Kutch district.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

A man watches as salt is formed in a pool of water in Great Rann of Kutch in Rapar taluka of Kutch district.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

Camels are sitting in the dry bed of Narayan Sarovar in Lakhpat taluka of Kutch district.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

A woman crosses dry bed of village pond of Manaba village in Rapar Taluka of Kutch District on her way to the lone public water stand.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

Cows and buffaloes lurk in dry water pool of Bhekhda village.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

Women and children of Manaba village, Rapar taluka in Kutch District on their way to fetch water from the lone public water stand in their village.

Hamirsar Lake, Narayann Sarovar, Great Rann of Kutch, Kutch District, Bhuj, Gujarat, Manaba Village, Rapar Taluka, Lakhpat Taluka, Hamirsar lake Dried, Arabian Sea, Bhekhda village, Kutch Lake Dried

Women of Bhekhda village draw water from tanks.