Know why Ganga, Yamuna are among world's top 10 most polluted rivers

New Delhi: River, one of the most powerful forces of nature, has been revered the world over since the ancient past. These massive freshwater bodies have always been an excellent source of water and food.
know why ganga yamuna are among world s top 10...
PTI October 09, 2013 6:33 IST
New Delhi: River, one of the most powerful forces of nature, has been revered the world over since the ancient past. These massive freshwater bodies have always been an excellent source of water and food.





Some of the most advanced civilizations of the world have originated and flourished on the banks of major rivers; in fact, they have also been known by the names of the rivers.  

But, ever since the ancient past, humans too have been destroying and polluting the rivers to a great extent.  

History has shown us that human intervention in nature always disrupts its balance in some way or the other.

So, let's take a look at the ten most polluted rivers in the world:

 
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