Ganga Mahotsav to begin in Kanpur from October 2

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Ganga Mahotsav to begin in Kanpur from October 2

Kanpur, Mar 31 (PTI) Ganga Mahotsav would be organised at all the ghats along the Ganges in Kanpur district from October 2 to October 15, to create awareness about cleanliness in river and nearby areas.

In a meeting with officials concerned for making Kanpur a smart city today, Kanpur Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Iftikharuddin asked all the departments to provide support to the Namami Gange Programme.

He directed officials to hold cultural and other events – Ganga Mahotsav – to spread awareness on the programme in areas along the river.

A committee should be formed for organizing the events between October 2 and October 15, the commissioner said, adding cooperation of all the departments will be required to make the Mahotsav a success.

He also directed the traffic police to effectively implement the integrated traffic management, which has been started on trial basis at 75 intersections.

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