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gan·ga

, ganja (gang'gă),
An extract of the flowers of Cannabis sativa (Indian hemp or hashish) that grows in India, Persia, and Arabia.
See also: cannabis.
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In any case, we will be coming up with a separate report on Ganga and Yamuna.
A complete overhaul of bodies like the CPCB should be the MoEFs priority if it is really serious about rejuvenation of Ganga.
Saving the Ganga is top of the Narendra Modi governments agenda as about 450 million people depend on the river, which in its 2,500- km journey flows from the Gangotri in the Himalayas to Diamond Harbour in the Bay of Bengal.
BD Tripathi, associated with the National Ganga River Basin Authority ( NGRBA), headed by the prime minister, said CPCB has never been reliable.
But CPCBs own report ( pollution assessment: river Ganga, July 2013), based on data of 2011, clearly said that Bihar generates less sewage and industrial effluents than Uttar Pradesh.
Tripathi has suggested to the prime minister that every MP should adopt the part of Ganga in their respective constituency and own up all thats being done to clean up the river.
We have identified 630 factories which are polluting Ganga.
WAY back in the mid- 1980s, the then Congress government had launched the first leg of Ganga Action Plan ( GAP) amid much fanfare, embarking on a mission clean up Indians holiest and one of the most polluted rivers.