Indian government plan to clean-up Ganges in Kanpur a failure

Published:  19 January, 2017

Environmentalists accuse the Namami Gange initiative, the Narendra Modi administration’s programme to clean up the holy river Ganges a failure. They claim no new functional infrastructure has been created and drains continue to carry toxic wastewater from around 400 tanneries situated in Jajmau, a suburb of Kanpur.

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