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crisis\\ is\\ entirely\\ due\\ to\\ the\\ government's\\ failure\\ of\\ water\\ management.\\ The\\ government\\ failed\\ to\\ curb\\ the\\ indiscriminate\\ use\\ of\\ water\\ by\\ industries.\\ The\\ rich\\ farmers\\ use\\ more\\ water\\ for\\ cash\\ crops\\ without\\ worrying\\ about\\ the\\ end-results.\\ It's\\ all\\ politics. 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