Experts slam Bengal’s Ganga neglect | Centre for Science and Environment

Experts slam Bengal’s Ganga neglect

Calcutta, August 19: River experts have urged the Bengal government to pay as much emphasis on cleaning up the Hooghly as riverfront or ghat beautification.
“Riverfront beautification is important and required, but cleaning up the river is the core issue and equally important,” said K.J. Nath, a former director of the All India Institute of Public Health & Hygiene and a member of National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA).
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