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How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown

By: for NDTV.com on May 29, 2020
World News

The Yamuna river.

Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal-clean up the Yamuna river.

As industrial activity halted and other commercial activities slowed during the lockdown, the Yamuna river cleaned itself, allowing numerous Indian and migratory birds to flock to its waters. One can now see Indian and migratory birds, such as Grey Heron, Ibis and Storks feasting on fish, which too can be seen swimming in the river's clearer waters.

Read more: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-lockdown-yamuna-cleanest-in-30-years-as-industrial-dumping-halts-2234790?pfrom=home-lateststories&fbclid=IwAR3Dc7JLLu8mCWILDn8mxEHWHRdMOOMf2TskuMNOotTwxaVYQOvFZa57Qws

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