Malti and Bhagwati Devi are just two of the thousands of people who have had to abandon their homes to take shelter on an embankment in flood-affected Bihar's Supaul district. Their main worry, however, is not hunger but the difficulties they face in going through their ablutions unlike men.
The overall flood situation in Bihar
eased on Tuesday with rivers Sone and Ganga receding even as over
two lakh people continued to reel under the recent spell of
floods in different districts of the state.