On Thursday, his crusade to conserve it ended in his death. A Gandhian, an environmentalist and a former professor at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, he underwent a fast-unto-death for the past days when he died today, leaving behind many unfinished battles to save the river. Draft Bill Suggests An Armed Force To Protect River Ganga India News Press Trust of India Wednesday September 5, The draft Bill for protection of the Ganga has suggested provisions like having an armed force with the power to arrest those who pollute the river, and imprisonment and fine for offences varying from commercial fishing to construction of illegal structures in active flood plains, officials said. Three bodies are yet to be recovered.
Born in the lap of the Himlayas, I have been flowing towards the sea for ages, through hills and valleys and planes by earning love and good wishes of all whom I meet on my long way.
I am a river, a dancing maid, who knows not how to tarry for a while.
When I was given this eternal flow I remember not, and when it will end is a mystery to me. This much I know that I was given my birth to serve the earth with her animate or inanimate creations.
I wash and carry away the polluted articles, such as the smelly corpses of men and beasts, the wastages of oils and chemicals of the mills, and the excretory refuse of the towns and villages-all sorts of dirty accumulations from my both the banks.
The sky overhead protects me with its endless roof; the sun gives me his brightest rays, while the moon plays with me the game of tides: I give shelter to the fishes and the aquatic animals; I give company to the innocent boatmen; I enjoy the music of the birds flying in the blue sky above, or settling on the flowing water-hyacinths on my broad bed.
I welcome the soft rays of the setting sun that creates a beautiful glare on my little ripples, when the wind blows slowly. With sun rays I look different at day, and with moon rays mystic at night.
I live and will live to continue my eternal journey with my ever youthful heart.River Ganges – The Lifeline of India Updated: July 24, / Nidhi Singh Ganga (Ganges) is the life source of northern India and is reckoned to be the most important river in Indian culture.
Nov 07, · The legislation looms even as the government is developing a National Waterways Project-1 (River Ganga) from Haldia to Varanasi (1, km), with the technical and financial assistance of . Become a Yogi, where yogis are born and raised, at a Spritual Oasis, on the bank of the Ganga River, in the foothills of the Himalayas, between Rishikesh and Haridwar History The Santosh Puri Ashram was founded by Baba Santosh and Mataji in Masterfully combining fascinating history with acute observation of India today, River of Life, River of Death is brilliantly effective in its central argument - that the threats facing the Ganges - from pollution, overpopulation, climate change, and often bad policies - are also the severest problems threatening India's kaja-net.coms: 6.
In this article we'll make a compilation of Swami Vivekananda's quotes on the Indian river Ganga or Ganges. All the superior religions had their growth between the Ganga and the Euphrates.
Fool indeed is he, who, living on the banks of the Ganga, digs a little well for water. The book details the Ganges' rich cultural history and also details the industries, such as the tanneries and industrial plants at Kanpur, that continue to dump untreated chemicals in the river.
Also the book illustrates the problem of improper sanitation and waste water treatment in India.