It is believed
that the little Rann of Kutch or the mud desert was at one point of time a part of the sea. Rivers
that met the sea here brought sediments that got deposited over a period to
time to form the Little Rann of Kutch. During the monsoon, the little Rann of
Kutch converts itself into a huge water body; but is very arid after that when the
water recedes. It is a place where there is no natural
source no drinking water, no electricity and devoid of any vegetation. It is here that the Agaria community traditionally extract salt from the depths of 100 foot and supply them to huge salt companies. Most often the return they get is very meagre.