Tag: Ganga Ghats

Ganga Mahotsav concludes

Organized under the banner of Haridwar Nagrik Manch, the Ganga Mahotsav concluded on Monday with message on the importance of saving environment and Ganga. A string of cultural programmes were staged by the students of several schools in course of which they gave the call for saving trees, conserving environment and protecting the holy river from pollutants. On the...

Kin of missing Ganga activist to meet RaGa

Parents of Gopal Das visit Matri Sadan The family members of the Ganga crusader Gopal Das who went missing from Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) Hospital on December 5 are planning to meet the Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Notably, Rahul Gandhi had expressed concern in October over the deteriorating health of the Ganga activist from Haryana who had been...

Police responsible for Gopal Das’s disappearance: GDMC Hospital

Ganga activist missing since Wednesday night The Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) Hospital administration has held the laid-back attitude of the police responsible for the disappearance of the Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das, fasting for the cause of Ganga, from the hospital. The activist fled the hospital despite two policemen guarding him on Wednesday night. The hospital authorities said...

Ganga flows in the heart of the Indians

Cycle Rally for Ganga Jointly organized by Sparsh Ganga and Namami Gange project, a cycle rally was taken out on Wednesday from Rishikesh to Haridwar with the participation of school students, armed forces personnel, members of the religious fraternity and others. The jawans cycled from Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh downstream to Haridwar and pledged people to keep the Ganga...

Migratory birds flocking Ganga banks a little earlier this winter

It is winter once again and it is the time for the migratory birds to visit the banks of Ganga. Thousands of migratory birds from the Palearctic regions, including Mongolia, China, Siberia and other parts of Russia, have darted to Bhimgoda barrage and Misserpur wetlands beside Asan barrage of Dehradun. A pair of Plass Gull and Cormorant is commonly...

ULB poll pitch picks up pace in Haridwar

Chief Minister and Harish Rawat lead their party campaigns A few days left for the urban local body polls, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat hit the campaign trail in Haridwar on Monday. While addressing a public meeting on the day, he sought to strike a chord with the electorate by flaunting the corruption-free image of his party and...

Registration must to pay homage to Sanand mortal remains

AIIMS Rishikesh facilitates Sanand last glimpse for an hour on Sunday The mortal remains of the scientist turned ascetic Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (pre monastic name Professor G D Agarwal) who had died after 111 day-long fast for the unbridled flow of Ganga river have been kept for ‘darshan’ by Ganga lovers and devotees at All India Institute of...

Sanand dies after 110 days of fasting for protection of Ganga

Friday, 12 October 2018 | PNS | Haridwar– The crusader for the cause of Ganga, Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand breathed his last at AIIMS Rishikesh after undertaking a fast for 110 days on Thursday. Notably, the scientist-turned ascetic had been forcefully lifted from the site of his fasting stir at Matri Sadan by a team of the district administration and police and...

Activists question circumstances surrounding Sanand’s demise

Friday, 12 October 2018 | PNS | Dehradun– Environmentalists and activists have raised questions at the circumstances leading to the demise of Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand with some of them demanding to lodge of cases against the Union Ministers who had delayed action on his demands. Others have stressed that the demands he was supporting for the conservation of the Ganga river...

CLEAN GANGA GHATS WITHIN 48 HOURS IN HARIDWAR, ORDERS HC

Saturday, 01 September 2018 | PNS | Nainital– The High Court of Uttarakhand has directed the Haridwar municipal corporation to ensure cleaning of the Ganga ghats in Haridwar within 48 hours. Further, the court has also directed the Haridwar Senior Superintendent of Police to depute one sub-inspector and 11 police personnel to prevent substance abuse on the ghats. The Haridwar District Magistrate...