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Mahaveer Singh Sukarlai, who founded the Sri Kisan Paryavaran Sangharsh Samiti, points at the polluted Bandi River.(HT Photo)

One man’s 14-year struggle to save a Bandi river from dying

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Nitika Kakkar, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:22 PM IST
Mahaveer Singh Sukarlai founded a community-based organisation to mobilise farmers to demand their right to a clean river.
A polluted Bandi River in Pali.(HT Photo)
A polluted Bandi River in Pali.(HT Photo)

Bandi river’s water unfit for agricultural and domestic purpose, says NGT monitoring committee

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Nitika Kakkar, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:15 PM IST
The river is so polluted that it has killed all the weeds along the banks.
Media reports suggest that sewages in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flow into the Ganga.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)
Media reports suggest that sewages in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flow into the Ganga.(RAMESHWAR GAUR/HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand orders probe into reports about Namami Gange project

Deep Joshi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:06 PM IST
The state government has asked officials to probe reports suggesting that sewage in Uttarkashi, Devprayag, Rishikesh and Haridwar flows into the Ganga despite officials claiming that capping of sewerage lines has been done in the riparian towns under the Namami Gange project
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