Today in Aravalli, some anti social elements added poison in just one borewell available for drinking water in Chhikari village of Meghraj taluka. Some anti social elements have endangered life of other villagers and created acute shortage of drinking water in a hot summer. In interior Adivasi area of Chhikari village only one borewell is available which can cater need of drinking water. There is lot of anger among villagers. Also the village falls on Rajasthan border and has a population of more than 1000 people. Most of Adivasis are surviving on farming, as per sources.
Gujarat government has declared 603 villages of Kutch, Jamnagar and Porbandar as scarcity hit villages.