Prez, PM intervention sought to end ‘Ganga warrior’s indefinite fast
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Prez, PM intervention sought to end ‘Ganga warrior’s indefinite fast

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Environmentalists and NGOs have sought intervention of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end indefinite hunger strike of Ganga warrior G D Agrawal.

Prof Agrawal has been holding indefinite hunger strike in Uttarakhand for past 23 days for the cause of Ganga river.

In a joint letter signed by almost 70 dignitaries, including CPI leader Atul Anjan, former Member of Parliament Harsh Nath, Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Union Chief VN Singh, General (retired) A K Singh, author and senior journalists P Sainath and Ved Prakash Vedic, the signatories urged that the demands of the 86-year old Ganga warrior over the issues related to the sacred river be met, Tarun Bharat Sangh chief 'Waterman' Rajendra Singh told UNI on Sunday.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and others have already expressed their solidarity and supported the stir of IIT professor-turned saint. (UNI)

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