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List two main causes of the pollution of water of the river Ganga. State how pollution and contamination of river water prove harmful for the health of the

people of neighbouring areas.


Disposal of corpse industrial affluence and urban wastes . bathing waste disposal littering doing biological process like urining and stool. due to this the the bacteria present in intestine are affected as the disease micro organisms . it can cause serious harmful health problem gentical drawbacks caused by the pollution depletion of ozone
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Reasons for pollution of Ganga - 1) Dumping of untreated sewage 2) Dumping of industrial wastes and effluents in addition to human activities like bathing, washing, immersion of ashes or unburnt corpses etc. This can prove to be harmful for people in the neighbouring areas as - 1) If this water is used for drinking, it will lead to many diseases. 2) People consuming fishes from Ganga will be very badly affected due to accumulation of the highest amount of poisionous and toxic substances because of biological magnification as humans will be at the top of this food chain in the case.
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