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Never seen so before in Varanasi: BHU-IIT professor worried about sand cutting in the Ganges; Said- The result of the new use of the canal last year is now visible

Never seen so before in Varanasi: BHU-IIT professor worried about sand cutting in the Ganges; Said- The result of the new use of the canal last year is now visible

The increase in the water level of the Ganges in Varanasi continues. Meanwhile, BHU-IIT professor and Mahant of Sankatmochan Temple Prof. Vishwambhar Nath Mishra has expressed concern. Mishra has shared a video of sand cutting in the Ganges. Said that the result of the new use of the canal in the sand last year is now visible in the flood. Such a harvest has never been seen in the sand before. Let us know that the canal, parallel to the left of Rajghat in the Ganges, was submerged in the flood last year. A petition has been filed in the NGT regarding this and the hearing is currently going on. 12 crore was spent, 2.5 crore revenue, with questioning the canal in Milaganga, alleging illegal mining, social activist Dr. Awadhesh Dixit, a resident of Varanasi, nationally green The petition has been filed before the Tribunal (NGT). Advocate Saurabh Tiwari, advocate of Dr. Dixit, said that in the Ganges, the canal was made by digging in the Ganges just before the rain. The tender was issued for the pick of sand from the excavation. However, the sudden flood had ended the existence of the canal. In the Ganges, thousands of tractors were illegally mined despite the absence of sand from the excavation. Saurabh Tiwari said that it was a project in which about Rs 11.95 crore was spent and the government got a revenue benefit of only 2.5 crores. That is, the government suffered a loss of revenue of about Rs 9.45 crore. Within two months, the Ministry Report NGT, while hearing the matter on 17 February this year, Namami Gange, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority Uttar Pradesh and A joint committee led by the District Magistrate of Varanasi was formed and sought a report in the case of illegal sand mining. Survey report and environmental impact assessment report must be necessary. The 3 -member bench of NGT has set the next date of hearing on 21 October. Also, it is said that the Secretary of the Ministry of Water Power should submit his report in this regard within two months. Copyright © 2022-23 DB corp ltd., All rights reservedthis website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics.

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July 23rd 2022, 6:11 am
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