Swami Gyan Swaroop who was on indefinite hunger strike to save Ganga passes away

Oct 11 2018 04:34 PM
Swami Gyan Swaroop who was on indefinite hunger strike to save Ganga passes away

Haridwar: Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Professor GD Agarwal) who was on fast-unto- death to save river Ganga Passed away on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh.

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According to News agency ANI, GD Agarwal, who was on an indefinite fast in Haridwar since June 22 in a bid to urge the govt to clean river Ganga, passed away in AIIMS Rishikesh today due to a heart attack.

The 87-year-old IItain turned seer Ganga activist GD Agarwal was on indefinite fast for ban on mining and hydropower projects to save Ganga since June 22 demanding a ban on mining and hydropower projects in Ganga.Police forcefully admitted him to hospital but at last he died today due to heart attack. 

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G. D. Agrawal alias Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand was an prominant figure in the field of environmental engineers in India. He served as the faculty member of IIT-Kanpur, a member of the Indian Central Pollution Control Board to currently being a Sanyaasi. Agrawal was on a fast-unto-death since 22nd June demanding Modi government to act on its promises to save river Ganga. 

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