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Uttarakhand CM for constructing eco-friendly toilets on Char Dhaam route

Times of India – 3rd November, 2012

RISHIKESH: Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna today appealed to DRDO and FICCI to construct eco-friendly toilets for pilgrims on the Char Dhaam yatra route.

Building eco-friendly toilets on the Char Dhaam route would be a step towards keeping the Ganga clean, Bahuguna said, speaking on the last day of the celebrations here to mark the 60th birth anniversary of Parmarth Niketan head Swami Chidananda Saraswati.

The occasion is being celebrated as the ‘World Peace and Environment Conservation Mahotsav’.

Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) signed an MoU on conservation of the Ganga and river ecology on the occasion.

A host of distinguished people from different fields, including film actor Anil Kapoor, religious leaders Sadhvi Ritambhara and Ramdev’s close aide Blakrishna attended the celebrations.

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