India will be hard-pressed to find another Anupam Mishra

December 21, 2016 0 Comments

In November, after a very cogent public speech on Indias rivers, he was completely exhausted and in pain. But that he came anyway showed his dedication.

I need to go and pay respect to the people fighting for Indias rivers insisted the weak Gandhian, barely able to walk, on November 28. In his speech at the India Rivers Weeks inaugural ceremony onthat day, Anupam Mishra,with his characteristically wry humour, askedwhetherchanging stones and electric poles at the ghatswas all that the government had to offer to rejuvenate the Ganga.He said that no amount of faith or funds wouldhelp the river unless we understoodwhere the river was getting its fresh and polluted waters from.