Mandakini river faces threat of extinction from climate change and unchecked discharge of waste

Brown, mucky, and shrivelled to a thread-like state – that is the pitiful story of most rivers unfortunate enough to be situated in the northern plains of India. While the revered Ganga races to the top in the list of rivers on the verge of extinction, unchecked pollution and unsustainable human consumption of our limited resources are fast ensuring that its tributaries are reduced to the same fate. One of the lesser-known victims of this ceaseless human exploitation is the Mandakini river of UP’s Chitrakoot district. Read more

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