Government to seek seers' nod for 'green cremations' on Ganga banks

31-Dec-2014 # Ganga Project Source: Hindustan Times

Union Minister Uma Bharti has assured that approvals of Hindu holy men would be sought before using technology to curb pollution on the banks of the holy river. Hindus prefer to be cremated on the banks of holy river Ganga for salvation. This ongoing practice has contributed to the clogging of the river.

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