''pavanah pavataamasmi ramah shastrabhritaamaham

jhashaanaam makarashchaasmi strotasaamasmi jhanavi` `

                                                                                                                                               Lord Krishna -Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 10, Verse 31

Meaning :- Among purifiers I am the wind; among warriors I am shree Rama; Among fishes I am shark; and among streams I am Gangas.


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Ganga Dussehra celebration ,Haridwar


Ganga Dussehra celebration ,Haridwar ,14 June , 2016

(40 crores people i.e  25 % of Indian population depends on the Ganga for survival)

Ganga Seva = Bharat Seva


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National Green Tribunal (NGT) not satisfied with performance of Institutions responsible for cleaning of Ganga


Cleaning of the Ganga , which is a THE MOST BURNING ECOLOGICAL ISSUE in India seems to remainan unacomplished one. National Green Tribunal (NGT) have came down heavily on the National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Central Pollution Control board (CPCB) on the issue of Ganga cleaning and have expressed anger over the incompetence of the institutions responsible for cleaning if the Ganges.

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Questionable is latest Ganga's pollution level data give by authorities

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India Today in its article have highlighted wrong datas being presented by bodies involved in Ganga conservation. According to it 'The Centre Pollution Control Board in its latest report  has identified Ganga's four polluted stretches running into 550 km. But, a simple geographical look at these stretches shows the actual length is 926 km'. With some of the crucial data provided by India's apex pollution watchdog on Ganga's dying stretches being off the mark, fears abound that much of the money earmarked for the river's cleanup will go down the drain.

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India Government spent Rs 43.8 lakh on ONE Clean Ganga meeting

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of cleaning up the Ganga has so far resulted in the expenditure of lakhs of rupees on meetings and discussions. 

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According to Indian Environmental Society , Pollution of Yamuna accounts for pollution of Ganga. River Yamuna with the total length of around 1,370 Kilometers (851 miles), is the largest tributary of the Ganges River in northern India. Yamuna is considered the most sacred among all the rivers as Hindu mythology. Its source is at Yamunotri, in the Uttarakhand Himalaya, in the Himalayan Mountains. It flows through the states of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, before merging Ganges at Allahabad. The cities of Delhi, Mathura and Agra lie on its banks.

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The Government has to be cautious of its constitutional and statutory duty to provide clean environment and wholesome water in river Ganga


According to the Green Tribual the Ganga conservation 'is a case which requires performance of all the stake-holders of their duty and obligations'.The Government has to be cautious of its constitutional and statutory duty to provide clean environment and wholesome water in river Ganga. The industrial sector (tannery industry) should discharge its corporate social responsibility by discharging treated effluent and cause no pollution. The public authorities should run the CETP and other effluent treatment plants effectively and to their optimum capacity.

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India and its incredible pollution problem

Tourism suffers due to poor environmental conditions

According to Prof Stephen Hesse of  Law Faculty of Chuo University and associate director of Chuo International Center Indian is a unique tourist destination facing sever environmental challenges. According to him “Incredible India! is the Indian government’s marketing slogan to attract tourism. And I agree. India is truly incredible in countless ways, both captivating and heartbreaking. India is truly incredible……But new visitors to India’s cities probably won’t notice the captivating diversity at first, if at all.

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There is lack of a long-term vision to clean the river Ganga - Supreme Court


The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed disappointment with the Centre for its lack of a long-term vision to clean the river Ganga. Expressing his anguish Justice Thakur said: “If the discharge of industrial pollutants into the river was stopped, 30 per cent of the Ganga would be clean. Corruption was stalling the clean Ganga project and heads must roll for this. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), a statutory body which is to take effective steps, is not in a position to stop the polluting units from discharging effluents into the river.

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A River about to Die : Yamuna

An image to protect against Yamuna Pollution

According to a study conducted by Anil Kumar Misra (2010) , the Yamuna ( The largest tributary of the Ganga) is one of the most polluted rivers of the India. It originates from Yamunotri glaciers in the lower Himalayas at an elevation of approximately 6387 meters. The barrages formed on the river are playing a major role in escalating the river pollution. River can be divided into five segments on the bases of hydro-logical and ecological conditions. Water quality of only one segment (Himalayan segment) meets the river water quality standards.

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Ganges in Hinduism


In Hinduism, the river Ganges is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess known as Ganga. It is worshipped by Hindus who believe that bathing in the river causes the remission of sins and facilitates Moksha (liberation from the cycle of life and death). Pilgrims travel long distances to immerse the ashes of their kin in the precious water of the Ganges, bringing their spirits closer to moksha.

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Ganga facts

The ganga is a life supporting system and it's well being will determine quality of life of millions of people living along places along its bank. The conflicting intersts of modern society is responsible for its pollution and other ecological problems.The Ganges provides countless benifits to us ranging from food to salvation. It is duty of everyone of protect this National  river of India.

Well being of the Ganga is an absolute indicator of environmental well being of India.