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Israeli Water Experts Invited to India to Help Clean Polluted Ganges River

India accepts Israel’s offer to assist in cleaning up world’s fifth most polluted river, worshipped by almost 900 million Hindus.

By i24news


An Israeli delegation of water experts has been invited to India next week to meet with officials and gain a first hand impression of the polluted Ganges river worshipped by close to 900 million Hindus worldwide.

Narendra Modi (4th R) performs the “Ganga Puja” religious ritual with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh (C) and senior BJP leader Amit Shah (4th L) at the banks of the River Ganges in Varanasi on May 17, 2014 – Photo: Roberto SchmidT/AFP

The Ganges, which provides water to more than a third of India’s vast population is considered to be the fifth most polluted river in the world. Continue Reading »