River Ganga in Haridwar is an important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand.
River Ganga water was polluted due to Industrial waste and Hotel waste that are located nearby.
During an interview with a professor from IIT-BHU said
One tenth of the pollutants in the Ganga come from industries, nearby hotels and other sources. With all of these shut, the quality of water has improved by forty to fifty percent.
Many Efforts were made, crores of Rupees were spend to clean the River but everything fail.
Entire nation was under complete lockdown for 21 day due to the pandemic crisis of Coronavirus. Humans were isolated.
According to reports, Scientist have claimed that the water quality of River Ganga has improve significantly and is even fit for drinking
Over the past few week in lockdown, water level in River Ganga rise up due to heavy rainfall. This is something which hasn’t happen in years so people could not believe it, this is what they had to say:
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Ganga water becomes fit for drinking ! https://t.co/O9u2fW0Mcz— Neeta Sharma (@NEETAS11) April 12, 2020