According to CM Arvind Kejriwal, the waste water from four major drains falling in the Yamuna including those from Najafgarh, Badshahpur, Supplementary and Ghazipur, is being treated in-situ.
Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this happen?
As the Yamuna river fills with froth yet again, Manoj Misra, convener of the ‘Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan’, speaks to Outlook about the road map for a clean river and the politicisation of conservation projects.
Delhi Jal Board officials were seen sprinkling water on the froth that has collected on the surface of Yamuna River. Visuals of people celebrating Chhath puja by taking a bath in the hazardous river are also emerging.
The Delhi administration has declared a flood alert
They faced water cannons on Monday while trying to cut water connection to DJB chairman Satyendar Jain’s house.
The APP workers reached Delhi BJP chief’s residence in protest against the Haryana government allegedly not providing the national capital its share of water.
Raw water being discharged into the Yamuna by Haryana is at an 'all-time low', says Raghav Chadha
While taking cognisance of contamination of rivers, the top court had said that the pollution-free water is a fundamental right which a welfare state is 'bound to ensure'.
The scheme will benefit around 45 lakh people in the national capital and will be a huge step towards curbing sewer deaths and cleaning the Yamuna river, he said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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