Bringing the Holy Ganga back to life

A man in search of treasure in the polluted Ganga

A man in search of treasure in the polluted Ganga

Million of devotees believe the Holy Ganga can never be polluted. But what is the reality? Dr.Brijesh Nair, Professor of VIT University, Vellore in this article shows you the real situation of Ganga, review the action plans implemented so far to clean the river and the new initiative of the Modi government.

The other day, I was talking to a friend who is highly religious and was planning to go to the holy shrines in North India and have a dip in the ‘Holy Ganga.’ I told him that it would be a huge mistake if you take a dip in the Ganga as she is no longer ‘holy.’ He started arguing with me that the river Ganga is always holy and can never be polluted. To millions of devotees like him, the Ganga is holy and never gets polluted. But what is the reality?

 Read  full article in the November issue of “Safety Messenger Magazine 2014”

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