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India and the Ganges

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Kanpur, India. Wednesday 14 March.The City of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, where Leather Tanneries dump toxic waste into the Ganges..  The Ganges river is 1557 miles long and stretches from the Himalayas to the Indian Port of Calcutta, supplying water to one twelth of the worlds population. .  The Ganges is worshipped in the Hindu faith and is believed to be not only a source of life but also able to wash one's sins away, and Hindu's from across the globe make pilgrimage to the river referring to it as Ma Ganga.
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