Modi forms a committee For Ganga Cleansing – Action Paln Is ready
The Modi government is all set to develop world-class riverfronts in at least five cities through which the holy river flows. The riverfronts will come up in Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna and Kolkata.
The Modi-headed government, with the creation of River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Ministry for the first time, had clearly indidcated that cleaning the 2500 km long Ganges is its priority. Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said, “The cleansing of the River Ganga and building its riverfronts is the main priority of our government.