Rahul Gandhi condoles death of environmental activist GD Agarwal, vows to fight for river Ganga

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death of environmental activist GD Agarwal, saying he sacrificed his life for the Ganga river and vowing to take his fight forward.

Rahul Gandhi condoles death of environmental activist GD Agarwal, vows to fight for river Ganga

File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. PTI

"He sacrificed his life for saving the Ganga. Saving the river is equivalent to saving the nation. We will never forget him and we will take his fight forward," Gandhi said in Facebook post.

The Indian Youth Congress said it had also organised a candlelight march over the death of Agarwal who died on Thursday at AIIMS-Rishikesh.

Agarwal, also known as Swami Gyan Swaroop, was on a fast-unto-death for a clean Ganga.

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Updated Date: Oct 11, 2018 23:45:35 IST

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