Ganga pollution protest: Bizarre disappearance of Swami Gopal Das from Dehradun hospital puts doubt on govt's intent
On learning of her son’s disappearance, Gopal Das’ distraught 60-year-old mother Shakuntala went on a fast unto death at Triveni ghats in Rishikesh from 13 December.
A month after environmentalist GD Agrawal died fasting for a clean Ganga, an RTI query has revealed that the Prime Minister's Office received three letters from him demanding specific steps to be taken to imrpove the state of the river, but it failed to take action.
India lost one of its best environmentalists with Professor GD Agrawal's death, but other sadhus vow to keep up Ganga movement
Swami Sanand (Professor GD Agrawal) died at AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 11 October after a 111-day-long fast demanding that the Ganga be cleaned up and hydroprojects on rivers be stopped to ensure their uninterrupted flow.