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Pollution in River Ganga

It is estimated that Ganga basin is home to more than 350 million people. One billion liter of sewage is poured into Ganga everyday.Fecal bacteria in certain parts of Ganges is 4,000 times more than the Standard set by the World Health Organization.Certain estimates say that one person dies per minute from waterborne diseases in the GangaRiver basin.$1.5 billion dollar is needed to clean Ganges says the Government of India.