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Varanasi, Mar 15: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday stated that the preservation and promotion of the river Ganga, environment and culture is the foundation for improvement of India.
Speaking on the inaugural session of the Jagran Forum on ‘Ganga, Environment and Culture’ organised by Hindi day by day Dainik Jagran right here, President Kovind identified that holding discussions on such points will not be solely related, but it surely additionally helps us guarantee individuals’s participation and pave the best way for the event of the mankind.
“The sanctity of the Ganga in our life is utmost. It teaches us that our minds, phrases and deeds ought to be pure like Ganga water,” he stated, in keeping with an announcement. The President stated that the cleanliness of the Ganga denotes that “we reside with a pure coronary heart. Its eternity carries the message of continuity in life”.
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It wouldn’t be applicable to think about the Ganga only a river as it’s the lifeline of the Indian culture and the service of spirituality and religion, he stated.
“The Ganga connects Indians of each nook of the world with their motherland and with the culture and custom of our nation. The Ganga is, subsequently, the identification of the individuals of India,” Kovind stated.
He stated that safety and promotion of environment and culture in India can occur solely when the Ganga stays uninterrupted and clear. The space of the Ganga and its tributaries is unfold over 11 states.
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According to an estimate, the area is inhabited by 43 per cent of the nation’s inhabitants. Therefore, water conservation within the Ganga River Basin and lowering flood and erosion on this space are of prime significance, he stated.
“Keeping Ganga clear, preserving the environment and enriching our culture and heritage shouldn’t be solely the responsibility of governments but additionally the social and particular person accountability of all residents. “This considering must be adopted and assimilated at a nationwide degree,” Kovind stated.