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Srinagar among India's 4th dirtiest cities! Is it not shocking?

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Asked by canvass, 14 May '10 09:11 am
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Yes it is! Kashmir valley may be dubbed as paradise on earth, but its capital, picturesque Srinagar, famous for hills, Mughal gardens and Dal Lake, has achieved the dubious distinction of being fourth dirtiest city of India. With unchecked growth of weed, discharge from growing number of houseboats going directly into the lake and encroachment, the world famous Dal Lake is fast losing its pristine glory. Thousands of tourists, who flock to the city from all over the world, only add up to the woes of civic authorities by throwing away plastic bag and food stuff around tourist spots of historical importance. If the paradise on earth is fast turning into a cesspool, the situation is no different in other parts of the country. The financial capital of the country, Mumbai which the Maharasthra Gvt. has vowed to turn into Shanghai but has done little, ranks 45th. No city from both, Madhya Pradesh and chhattishgarh rank among top 50. Jabalpur ranks 231, Bhopal-253, Raipur-274 and Durg at 79th ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 14 May '10 09:22 am

 
  
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Only for those who surveyed by sitting in their office
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 14 May '10 09:14 am

 
  
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