Nag River 

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The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court observed that Industrialisation and urbanisation has reduced Nag river to a cursed lady by heavily polluting it. 

About Nag River 

  • The Nag river flows through the city of Nagpur in Maharashtra. 
  • Nagpur city derives its name from the Nag river.
  • Forming a part of the Kanhan-Pench river system, the Nag River originates in Lava hills near wadi.
  • The river serves as drainage for Nagpur and as a result its ecosystem is heavily polluted by urban waste from the city. 
  • The Nag River Rejuvenation was cleared by National River Conservation Directorate in November 2019.
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