In violation of the Hazardous Waste Management
Rules-2016 in the Marrawala area of Haryana bordering the
Baddi-Barotiwala industrial belt, chemical-ridden drums are being openly washed
in the Sirsa river. Not only this, plastic waste can also be seen floating on
the surface of the river and along its banks, adversely affecting the
sustenance of aquatic flora and fauna.