BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj speaks exclusively to Zee Media.
Sakshi was at the centre of a controversy when he asked Hindu women to have at least four children, sparking condemnation from the opposition, which alleged that the ruling party was trying to polarise the atmosphere.
The government on Saturday said the Ganga will be cleaned up in the next 5-7 years even as it maintained that it will continue to close down polluting industries if they do not put in place the necessary systems to treat effluents being discharged into the river.
The Survey of India would soon begin work to map and survey Ganga river at an estimated cost of Rs 542 crore that will determine the sources of pollution along its basin, a top official said here on Tuesday.
The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday said industries along the Ganga river can contribute a lot in the mission to clean the river by adopting self-regulatory measures to check pollution.