DOWN TO EARTH
Sunita Narain / New Delhi September 12, 2008, 2:47 IST
We were so greedy for land, we killed the very channels that prevented rivers from flooding.
This year, for once, the devastating floods of Bihar, where Kosi has swollen to expand across the state seem to have touched us. I say this because, last year, when the same region was under reeling under what was said to be the worst floods in living history, we simply did not know. Media had flashed a few images but it was just more of the same: rivers flood this region every year. So what