• William Tyler

Synopsis for JW3 Rivers Course, Thurs 10 Feb


  • Introduction

  • Mystical and religious nature of rivers

  • Auspicious properties of Ganges

  • Kumbla Mela

  • Pollution of Ganges and attempts to deal with the problem

  • Water shortages

  • Ganges River Dolphin

  • Dams and Barrages - Water as a source of international tension

  • One historical event that changed India forever: The Black Hole of Calcutta

  • Final thoughts

Ganges by Sudipta Sen

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