Nirmal Ganga Abhiyan to be carried out in Haridwar next week

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The All World Gayatri Pariwar here said in a statement that the “Nirmal Ganga Jan Abhiyan” will be carried out on September 20 across 300 big and small ghats in various states. A mass cleaning of the Ganga ghats will take place next week. The campaign, in its fourth year, will cover 152 ghats in Uttar Pradesh, 52 in Bihar and many in Uttarakhand More...

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BJP to protest Uttarakhand Assembly on 14th March

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