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Articles tagged as Protest-march

  • Review 1994 Water Pact to Revive Yamuna: Experts

    The Centre may have assured the protesters that the "ecological flow" will be restored, but this can't be done without revisiting the water sharing agreement between five states. 

  • Yamuna River Will Be Brought Under Environment Protection Act, Says Govt

    Union Minister R. Prasad gave this assurance to the members of Yamuna Muktikaran Padyatra, undertaken for making Yamuna pollution free.

  • Yamuna Protest Will Not Budge or Negotiate This Time

    100,000 people are expected to participate in a third march protesting the condition of the sacred river Yamuna this spring – and this time, organizers say, they will not budge or negotiate with the government. Two previous marches in 2011 and 2013 yielded some results -- for instance, the government agreed to construct a sewage canal to stop Delhi drains discharging pollutants and sewer waste into the river.

  • Yamuna Muktikaran Abhiyan – “Save Yamuna” March

    Starting March 15th, once again, more than 100,000 Vrajavasis, devotees, farmers and people from various organizations will march from Vrindavan to Delhi to stop the abuse of the Yamuna River. This Pada Yatra represents a turning point in the popular Save Yamuna Campaign and takes place under the name “Yamuna Muktikaran Abhiyan”.  

  • The Yamuna March Is Over But The Protest Continues
    Starting March, 1st more than 100,000 brajavasis, devotees, farmers and people of various organizations marched from Vrindavan to Delhi to stop the abuse of the Yamuna river. On March 13th the march was called off but the protest continues.
  • Demands Not Met, Yamuna Stir to Continue
    The Yamuna Bachao Yatra continued to camp in Delhi after the government didn't accept all their demands. Yamuna Rakshak Dal members were in a meeting with water resources ministry officials till late Wednesday night and are expecting an outcome by midnight.