A large section of the population living in the Ganga river basin still depends on the river for daily use activities and livelihood. Hence, the cleaning of the Ganga river’s water and making it safe for use remains a major goal for policymakers.
Rampura, situated in Bulandshahr district in western Uttar Pradesh, is one of the 1,200 villages on the banks of the 300-km long East Kali, a tributary of the Ganges. The river is named after goddess Kali who, according to the Hindu mythology, is fierce and fights evil by ingesting it.
Western Uttar Pradesh with the National Capital Territory has been blessed to be located in the doab of the holy River Ganga and River Yamuna. This region famous as one of the most fertile regions over the Globe has always been lased with immense natural resources and a green cover all over. The region has over half a dozen rivers flowing through it and is sanctified with over a lakh small and big water sources. But the recent past has seen these sources extensively being polluted.
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“Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.”
What kind of a walk must have Ralph Waldo Emerson had, to pen down these lines?