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Pollution in India's Rivers - 30 Oct 2014 - Sort by:
Pollution in India's Rivers - 30 Oct 2014
Images of pollution in India's rivers. Revered by Hindus, the Ganges and its largest tributary, Yamuna have faced increasing pollution over the years. Environmentalists have deemed the river not just dirty but toxic.

India’s Prime Minister Modi vowed to take on the insurmountable task of cleaning the Ganges during his election rallies.
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30 Oct. 2014
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30 Oct. 2014
New Delhi, India
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space for other devotees to worship the Sun god Surya in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in New Delhi October 30, 2014. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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30 Oct. 2014
A Hindu devotee pushes the foam away to make space... more
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30 Oct. 2014
A Hindu woman worships the Sun god Surya in the polluted... more
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29 Oct. 2014
A man cleans the stairs on the banks of polluted river... more
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18 Jul. 2013
A boy throws a banana after collecting it from the... more
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29 May. 2013
A man swims in the polluted waters of river Yamuna... more
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23 May. 2013
A labourer carries water from the Sabarmati river to... more
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4 Mar. 2013
A bulldozer is used to clean the Bagmati River ahead... more
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19 Jan. 2012
A man cleans foam from his body after taking a bath... more
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13 Oct. 2011
Ruby, a twelve-year-old nomad girl from the eastern... more
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12 Sep. 2011
Boys collect coconuts thrown in as offerings by worshippers... more
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20 Oct. 2010
A man pours water on the polluted banks of river Ganges... more
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20 Aug. 2010
A boy swims in the polluted waters of the river Sabarmati... more
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16 Dec. 2009
Residents of a slum sit on water pipes going over the... more
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14 Dec. 2009
Rag pickers search for recyclable materials from the... more
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9 Dec. 2009
A boy looks for recyclable items in the polluted waters... more
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5 Dec. 2009
Volunteers take part in a drive to clean the polluted... more
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6 Nov. 2009
Cattle cross polluted waters of the river Sabarmati... more
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21 Mar. 2009
Children swim in polluted waters in the Mahananda River... more
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16 Nov. 2008
A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip in the polluted waters... more
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24 Jul. 2008
A government worker pours adulterated milk into the... more
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11 Aug. 2003
Hindu devotees are reflected on polluted water as they... more
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7 Mar. 2007
A man casts a fishing net into the polluted waters... more
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