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Dirty water of a drain falling into the Ganges in Nagwan area of Varanasi.
The claims of the Central Government regarding the cleanliness of Ganga are very big. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, it is often heard in public forums to say that now the water of Ganga in Kashi is more clean than before. But on the ground of reality, the situation is different.
On the distressing condition of the life-giving Ganga, the Mahant of Sankatmochan Mandir of Varanasi and Prof of IIT BHU. Vishwambhar Nath Mishra has expressed concern. Sharing a 21-second video of Nagwan on social media, he has written that New Banaras…. Paragliders, cruises and drains falling in Gangaji…. Did we envision this development…?
Mahant Prof. Tweet by Vishwambhar Nath Mishra.
More than 30 drains fall in the Ganges
If administrative claims are omitted, more than 30 drains fall in the Ganges between Malhia and Rajghat. The water of these drains directly falls into the Ganges and there is no concrete system to stop it. It is a matter of fact that sewage treatment plants are being operated in Ramnagar, Ramna, BHU, BLW and Dinapur, but they are not proving to be sufficient in terms of population. Apart from this, the Assi and polluted Varuna river, which has turned into a drain, also mixes directly with its dirty water in the Ganges.
Mahant remains vocal about Ganga pollution
Mahant Prof. Vishwambhar Nath Mishra lives at Tulsi Ghat on the banks of the Ganges. He is often seen questioning the officers of Namami Gange, municipal corporation and district administration about the pollution of Ganga and the dirty water of the drains falling in it. He had also raised questions from the beginning about the canal built in the Ganges last year, but he was not listened to. That canal was later submerged as the Ganges flooded.
On 6th April also, while sharing the video of the condition of Ganga water of Ravidas Ghat, he told that the water here is not fit for bathing. On the other hand, Regional Pollution Control Officer Kalika Singh said that the water of three big drains at Khirkiya Ghat, Nakkhi Ghat and Nagwan is partially falling into the Ganges. According to the instructions of the Municipal Commissioner, the drain of Khirkiya Ghat will be completely closed on April 30. Apart from this, work is being done by the concerned departments on the action plan to completely close other drains.