Dying lakes

on Jul8

Anchar Lake- Heritage Lost. Drains,enchroachment ,official negligence and above all human greed have all but destroyed this lake in kashmir which has shrunk to a third of its original size. Can posterity ever forgive this unpardonable crime of ours.

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The sad story of Khushaal Sar . From Life to Death.

on Jun7

Less than two decades ago this used to be a living and thriving water body. Pride of the city. Cool breeze , crystal clear waters, fish in huge numbers, lotus stem, fishermen ,boats and bathing children. Well, a place teeming with activity. Then the sad story started. Sewage and trash from the fast growing number […]

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BRARI NUMBAL- Pearl of Yore, Today’s Eye Sore

on Apr29

Brari Numbal, a hub of inland water transport in srinagar, kashmir just a few decades back is today a stinking, poisonous and menacingly ugly cesspool. Incessant flow of sewage and polythene, relentless enchroachments and blocking of its drainage points has caused the premature death of this legendry and once beautiful water body. Not long ago […]

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Nigeen Lake gasping for breath


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