Ravi river dying because of illegal mining

Updated:1 year ago IST

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 14 (ANI): The illegal mining in Ravi river in Kathua district is posing threat to environment and heavy loss to state exchequer. Under the nose of state government, the Punjab based stone crushers are mining the river bed beyond the legal mark causing severe damage to the river. Illegal mining is causing pollution in the area and depleting water level in the river, as a result the area is struggling with shortage of irrigation and drinking water.

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