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  A parched, dessicated dust bowl in Rajasthan that was once a field of grain, a farmer's livelihood, and part of a state's sustenance. Yet, the government knew this would happen. With the uncanny foresight of an astrologer, the Rajasthan government's Relief Department had actually predicted the tragedy that is now unfolding across 23, 406 of the state's 34,693 villages.