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April , 2017
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India's Revered Yamuna River Is Also The Most Polluted In The Country, Bubbles With Toxic Foam

Source: Indiantimes.com, Date: April , 2017

Source: Indiantimes.com, New Delhi, April, 2017 :-The India national capital has spent over Rs 2,000 crore on Yamuna clean-up in the last 22 years but the reality has only become starker when you consider the recent and the past data that shows absolutely no improvement in the water quality. Despite this, believers continue to believe in Yamuna, bathe in the toxic pool, toss tonnes of debris in the name of religion and drink from it. This revered lake continues to attract devotees during festivals and celebrations around it. A river that reeks almost always has now become a subject of debate, lest action.

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