Religious Significance Of The Ganges

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INTRODUCTION:
The Ganges is a trans-limit waterway of Asia which courses through the countries of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km river ascends in Himalayas in the Indian province of Uttarakhand, and streams east and south through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it flows down into the Bay of Bengal. It is the third largest waterway on the planet by release. It is a main source of irrigation, water for drinking, fishing, precipitation and main species Royal Bengal Tiger and The Great Ganges Dolphin. It is considered as a holy river by the Hindu people so they worship it and perform some rituals in it which makes it dirty.
The waterway courses through 29 cities with populace more than 100,000; around 48 towns. An expansive extent of the sewage water with high organic waste is from this populace through household water use.[1] FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVASTATION OF THE HOLY GANGES
• Religious Significance: The main cause of damage is the religious significance of the river. The spiritual river receives more than 10,000,000 whole coconuts, 500,000 copper bowls containing human bones, millions of earthen pots and flowers, and . “During festival seasons, over 70 million people bathe in the Ganga to clean themselves from their past sins”, says NBC reports [2]. During a festival called ‘Ganpati Visarjan’, around 250000 sculptures of God are immersed in water. These are made up of
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