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U’khand HC recognises river Ganga as the first living entity of India


In what could be a historic move, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday recognised river Ganga as the first living entity of India. This means that the largest river of the country will be granted same legal rights as a human being.

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Therefter, if someone pollutes Ganga River, the law will see no difference between harming a human being and harming the river.

Several projects to clean up the river are expected to be given a boost after Bharatiya Janata Party’s win in the state Assembly elections this year. The Central government had given the green signal to ‘Namami Gange’ in May 2015.


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