Bluerpints of the Ganga’s destruction.
Art by Harikrishna KatragaddaJan 05, 2017
river Ganga is both a conceptual and a real figure, occupying a space that is
epic and monumental in Indian imagination. It is worshipped as a goddess by
millions, but it is also one of the most polluted rivers in which untreated
sewage and toxic industrial effluents are dumped along its 2,400 km journey from
the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal.
Ganga receives 220 million gallons of raw untreated sewage every day, and
effluents from more than 1,000 industries. The cities and vil
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