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What is the central Idea of the Poem Water?

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  1. The writer recounts her childhood struggle beset with water. She condemns the state of the poor and downtrodden that are denied water. A contrasting picture is brought out where some people die without water while others are washed out by the Tsunami. She also comments on water being a bone of contention between the states and countries. Ironically, the same violent and destructive water can sit innocently in a Bisleri bottle. The poet’s critical stance becomes more intense towards the end as she refers to a multinational market created for this unique commodity. So, water is instrumental in the struggle for equal rights and privileges.

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