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Dry patches in a stretch mid-stream of river Ganga near Samane Ghat area.(HT Photo/Rajesh Kumar)

Heat takes toll on river Ganga too!

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 01:19 PM IST
Extreme summer is not only taking its toll on humans and animals but national river Ganga is also facing the heat. Patches of sand are visible in long stretches of Ganga in midstream as the water is drying up. This has raised concern among zoologists, environmentalists and Ganga activists who feel if the situation continues for long then it may lead to serious threat to flora and fauna of the national river.
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