What are the causes of pollution of river Ganga?
The causes of pollution of river Ganga are as follows:
- Dumping of garbage and untreated sewage from all the towns and cities on the banks of the river.
- Millions of people bathe and wash their clothes, animals and vehicles in the river water.
- Releasing chemical effluents from industries directly into the river water.
- Immersion of ashes or even dead bodies in the river, performed as a ritual.