A polluted river opens the floodgates to health issues

18 children get leptospirosis after bathing in the Karamana Signs of a decadent system become evident when a river, closely linked to the growth of not just nature, but music, culture, sports and livelihood of an entire city, suddenly has a signboard asking people to keep away from her. The Karamana river, once the pride of the city, does not flow quiet anymore. It’s chaos on her banks, and the river does not flow freely anymore, and that is not just literally. A visit to the Thiruvallam region will tell why.

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