Ganga rejuvenation: NGT bans plastic from Gomukh to Haridwar

There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from February 1, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty of Rs 5,000 per day on erring hotels, dharamshalas and ashrams spewing waste into the river. The Tribunal passed a slew of directions to keep the river pollution free. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards.

Dec 10, 2015, 23:34 PM IST