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Representation to Government of India and World Bank on Ganga Waterway

A boat being used for transportation in Lower Ganga. (Photo courtesy: Dr. Bharat Jhunjhunwala)

Under leadership of Dr. Bharat Jhunjhunwala, we sent a representation to Government of India and World Bank outlining the environment, social and cultural threats imposed from the construction of the proposed 16 barrages on Ganga. Following is the main representation.

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