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Activist GD Agrawal on fast-unto-death for Ganga conservation dies of cardiac arrest

GD Agarwal had undertaken similar fasts in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013, over the demands of an uninterrupted flow of the Ganga by banning the construction of hydropower projects on the river, and a ban on sand mining in the Ganga’s river-bed in Haridwar.

‘GD Agarwal was dissatisfied with govt note on Ganga flow’

GD Agarwal was reportedly upset on two counts — the notification put down e-flow rates which were not based on any scientific study, and it only extended up to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.


If cigarette packets can carry 'injurious to health' warning, why not polluted Ganga, asks NGT

Claiming that the river water from Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh was unfit for consumption and bathing, the board said that innocent people drank and bathe in the river with reverence, without being aware of the water's adverse affect on their health.

March 2019 deadline for cleaning Ganga, improving water quality: Nitin Gadkari

The cleaning of the Ganga was one of the major poll promises of the BJP ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Gadkari said that efforts will be made to clean the river completely by December 2019.

Cleaning Ganga: Varanasi to get 2 new STPs before March

The government had recently awarded contract for constructing 50 MLD (million litres daily) capacity STP (sewage treatment plants) at Ramana in Varanasi.

Uma Bharati to inspect tomorrow 25 drains falling into Ganga

Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting the Ganga.


PCBs a ‘failure’, SC hands Ganga to green tribunal

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