Don’t link up rivers, instead revive them: Rajendra Singh

‘Sand mining and over exploitation of waters are killing the rivers’

Waterman of India and Magsaysay award-winner Rajendra Singh has asked the State government not to spend huge amounts on interlinking of rivers.

“Instead, spend the amounts on cleaning and reviving the rivers and on alternatives such as community-based decentralised water management,” Mr. Singh said while addressing the media here on Thursday.

Mr. Singh said interlinking of rivers would destroy the water bodies. Besides, it would harm the people living on the banks......................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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