WHERE HAS ALL THE WATER GONE ?
  Water Conservation


CHARACTERS

Chhutki
An eight-year-old girl, who wants to know everything about the world we live in.

Mother: Chhutki's mother.

Pia : A friendly helpful pigeon. A friend of Baadshah.

 

chara.jpg (17598 bytes) Baadshah: A doll. Inm Chutki's dream it turns into a magical old man, cheerful, full of energy and very wise. A good friend of Chhutki.

Riki : A cute, faithful rat. An old friend of Baadshah.

 

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Scene 3
Up in the sky

 


Chhutki : This is just wonderful. Flying and gliding so high, almost touching the clouds.

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Baadshah : I'm glad you like it.

Chhutki : And from up here, you can see everything for miles sround.

Baadshah : Yes , we certainly can.

Chhutki : ( Suddenly pointing to the left .) Oh look, down on the ground, to the left...

Baadshah :( Looking carefully.) It looks like a lot of people ... they seem to be standing in a sort of ... line... a  very long queue.

Chhutki : Can we go down o little lower for a closer look, Pia?

Pia : Certainly, Chhutki! Hold on...
( They go lower down so that they can now see the people clearly.)

Chhutki : They are holding buckets, bottles, vessels... standing near a tap...!

Baadshah : There seems to be no other supply in the area, so they are all trying to fill water here.

Chhutki : Oh , no! Could we not go down and see if we can help?

( Suddenly, there is a lot of shouting and screaming from the crowd. They seem to be having a fierce quarrel.)

Pia : I don't think that's  a good idea right now..

Baadshah : Yes, it appears that a nasty fight has broken out among them . Let's go up higher ... and away from here.

Chhutki : A fight... it's so bad to see people fighting....

Baadshah : .....over water.

( They fly higher and away from the noise . Soon they are over a huge and dry deaert-like area.)

Chhutki : Look, everything down here seems so dry and lifeless

Baadshah :Yes, nothing seems to grow here anymore ... no crops..not even grass... and there doesn't seem to be any sign of water either.

Chhutki :  And look, there's a poor little calf crying of thirst near that dry water hole.

Baadshah : Pia, let's go down and check the place. We'll land somewhere behind the bush, so no one can see us.


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