In the year of 2020. Delaware River in the United States became the ‘River of the Year’. The river, which supplies water to 1.5 crore people, was on the verge of death 50 years ago; But today, with so many industries, cities, and farms, its mainstream is the most protected in America.
India has been celebrating India Rivers Week for the last few years. In it, we review the current state of the rivers in each state and confer the Bhagirath Prayas Samman on individuals and organizations who have done remarkable work on the rivers.
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