History of temple tanks in water management

FR25TANK-SIVAGANGA_2787341gHistory shows that Tamil Nadu has faced floods and droughts, problems we are familiar with these days too. But the difference lay in how our ancestors handled disasters. To know what we need to do in future, quite simply — learn from history.

Suganthy Krishnamachari turns the pages of history, in this two part series in The Hindu to see how we have lost the excellent network of ponds and lakes due to urbanisation.

Read the first part here and the second part here in The Hindu