Uma Bharti stresses need to clean, purify important holy rivers

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 16:35

Rameswaram (TN): Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Monday stressed the need to clean and purify important holy rivers across the country, including the Ganga, Cauvery, Narmada, Yamuna and the Brahmaputra.

This would help not only those travelling on a holy pilgrimage, but also ensure fishermen get better quality fish, she said.

Uma Bharti, here as part of her `Save Ganga` campaign, took a holy dip in all 22 holy waters in the famous Ramanathaswamy temple, amid tight security.
Bharti said the `Save Ganga` movement would be taken up in three phases - a yatra from Gangasagar to Gangotri between September 20 to October 28, an environment experts` seminar in Delhi on November 6 and a public human chain on December 2 - for a pollution-free Ganga.

PTI



First Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 16:35
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