Question raised in Lok Sabha on pollution in rivers during Kumbh Mela, 06/08/2015

Question raised in Lok Sabha on pollution in rivers during Kumbh Mela, 06/08/2015. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and UP State Pollution Control Board monitor the water quality of river Ganga and Yamuna at identified locations at Sangam, Allahabad during Kumbh Mela to ensure that water quality at Sangam meets with the bathing norms. Water quality of Ganga and Yamuna rivers gets affected at Sangam because of mass bathing and other religious activities apart from discharge of sewage (partially treated/ untreated) from Allahabad city.

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