Idol immersion raises concern of pollution in Holong River

Dooars, 20th October: The Holong river of Jaldapara National Park has been polluted after the idol immersions, that recently took place.
It was reported that even though 8 days have passed since Durga Puja's immersion, but the work to remove the idols from the river has not commenced yet. Due to this, the river is becoming polluted.
The Holong River flows through the Jaldapara National Park and the river water is the main source of water for the animals of the park. In the river bank, there are about 60 idol immersions taking place every year. But this time, after the immersion of the idols, removal of the structures has not started yet.


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