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Journey of River Ganga, from Purest to the Dirtiest river of the World

New Delhi: The Ganges is the most sacred river to Hindus and it is worshipped as the goddess Ganga in Hinduism. The Ganges is the embodiment of all sacred waters in Hindu mythology. Let's look

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 19, 2014 11:15 IST ]



After passing through Varanasi, and receiving 32 streams of raw sewage from the city, drinking and bathing in its waters therefore carries a high risk of infection.

Between 1985 and 2000, Rs. 10 billion, around US$226 million, or less than 4 cents per person per year were spent on the Ganga Action Plan, an environmental initiative that was "the largest single attempt to clean up a polluted river anywhere in the world." The Ganga Action Plan has been described variously as a "failure," a "major failure.

 

 

 

 

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