http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=150983 Swamiji’s first letter referred to the above bill. In the absence of it seeing the light of the day, he spoke of the bill they prepared in 2012 which is attached. https://www.internationalrivers.org/resources/8327 https://thelogicalindian.com/awareness/uttarakhand-hc-animal-kingdom/ http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2018/jun/24/char-dham-national-highway-a-project-thats-killing-mandakini-river-in-uttarakhand-1832621.html Chardham National Highway is intended to make the travel to Chardham – Gangotri-Yamunotri-Badrinath-Kedarnath easier so that more and more… Read more »
A small primer on environmental flows which Swamiji is against in respect of Tripatha Ganga for its Spiritual properties all of which are not known but some are known by way of what Prof. D S Bhargava points to. https://www.internationalrivers.org/environmental-flows — Short https://web.archive.org/web/20120710223754/http://www.internationalrivers.org/files/attached-files/eflows_primer_062012.pdf — Long
Read the following on the work of Prof. D S Bhargava (a student of Prof. G D Agrawal) – on what is special about River Ganga. http://www.ibaradio.org/India/ganga/radio/radio4/sd1.htm
Gangamahasabha website (www.gangamahasabha.org) has the 1916 Agreement which Dr. G D Agrawal mentions in his critique of the work of Sunderlal Bahuguna ji (whose Anti-Tehri Dam protests and Chipko Movement are things that you may want to read more and learn more about).
Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand’s 2nd Letter to the PM written on 13th June 2018 mentioned stopping of projects on Pindar, Dhauliganga and Nandakini (all these three merge into Alakananda at Karnaprayag , Vishnuprayag, Nandaprayag respectively) as well — that is on all the six source streams of River Ganga. He has further asked the Government to bring a… Read more »
Read the Critique of Dr. G D Agrawal on projects on River Bhagirathi. The Critique on projects on Mandakini and Alakananda are an extension of his arguments on River Bhagirathi. Ganga is Tripatha – Bhagirathi, Alakananda, Mandakini. Learn about the entire geography of the region. The following gives you some details of the projects proposed… Read more »