As a group of boys frolic in the Godavari in Nashik, a guard, standing on the bank, blows a whistle to warn them against throwing anything into the river.
He is among the 52 Maharashtra Security Guards Board personnel deployed 24x7 along a 3.5km stretch of the river. They do not even let vendors dip vegetables in the water or local residents wash clothes or vehicles in it. In partnership with The Nashik Municipal Corporation started providing security to the river in April following a Bombay high court directive in response to a PIL to check river pollution.................Read more
Source: The Times of India