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2014: NGT acts against Ganga pollution

Source: The Times of India, Date: December , 2014

A number of path-breaking orders to curb pollution and a strict watch on illegal mining kept the National Green Tribunal (NGT) busy in 2014 as it also cracked the whip on firms polluting the Ganga. 

Keeping in tune with the pledge of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean the "holiest of the holy" river, the NGT talked tough against the polluting industrial units and applied the "polluter pays" principle.

 

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