The country’s future depends on keeping the holy river alive.

Source: www.newsweek.com

This article touches on very serious religious and environmental issues connected to the Ganges River.  The Ganges is the sacred river of Hinduism and in part because the river valley is the most heavily populated region of India.  Simultaneously, this holy river is an incredibly polluted river as it’s the watershed for a industrial region that with significant sanitation struggles; this is a great article of the environmental and cultural issues.

Tags: religionSouth Asia, culture, Hinduism, pollution, industry, economicenvironment, environment modify, unit 3 culture.

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