'Mother' Ganges becomes a legal person
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'Mother' Ganges becomes a legal person

A court in India has recognised two of the country’s holiest rivers, Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as "living entities" in an effort to protect them from environmental degradation.

The move effectively gives them legal protection against pollution.

Shot and edited by Sanjay Ganguly, produced by Sanjoy Majumder

  • 05 Apr 2017