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Agra skies depict hues of polluted Yamuna before Makar Sankranti

Press Trust of India  |  Agra 

The skies in depicted hues of polluted as hundreds of activists flew kites inked with the message of "Save Yamuna", a day before

The activists of the city reminded the Union and the state governments of the "pathetic condition" of the river.

The fliers gathered on the river bed opposite the to send their message to the government.

River activist said, "The river was not just the lifeline of the city but also a heritage entity along whose banks were sited architectural marvels like the Mahal and the Fort."

Environmentalist Devashish Bhattacharya said the successive governments have failed to save the river.

"Till date nothing concrete had been done to save the river," he said.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 22:20 IST