Over 2,000 bodies found in Ganga river

New Delhi: The Union dwelling ministry has revealed that just about 2,000 our bodies have been retrieved from the Ganga by varied district administrations in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar within the final one week or so. Officers say that these our bodies are almost certainly of Corona sufferers who died in distant villages alongside the Ganga. Since many of the villagers are extraordinarily poor and never capable of finance the final rites of their members of the family, they’ve been dumping the our bodies within the river. Each UP and Bihar share an extended river financial institution of the Ganga of greater than 1,400 km.

The Union dwelling ministry is in shut contact with Uttar Pradesh and Bihar governments to make sure that dumping of our bodies within the Ganga is checked instantly as this might result in additional unfold of the Corona pandemic within the two states.


Ministry sources stated the development of dumping our bodies was being seen largely in 4 districts of Kanpur, Ghazipur, Unnao and Balia from the place our bodies had been additionally going additional downstream to Bihar. Each states have been requested to take fast corrective steps.

After the invention of the lifeless our bodies floating within the Ganga, nearly all our bodies had been disposed of with correct spiritual rituals. Native police have been directed to begin intensified patrolling alongside the river and unfold consciousness among the many villagers to not eliminate our bodies within the river as this might result in contemporary well being points.


Earlier, Bihar had additionally raised this challenge saying that the majority lifeless our bodies floating within the Ganga had been coming downstream from UP and had been getting piled up close to Balia.

Each states have mobilised huge assets as the house ministry has cautioned them that dumping of Corona victims within the Ganga can result in huge contamination of river water which in flip will result in larger well being points within the coming days.

There’s appreciable concern amongst Central businesses over the unfold of the Corona virus in rural areas, significantly within the populous states of UP and Bihar.


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