Death of Ichhamati River: a slow decline of a Bengal’s cultural icon

Death of Ichhamati River

Ichhamati River is a transboundary river that flows through West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh. The river has immense cultural and ecological significance, being the subject of many poems and songs. However, in recent years, the river has been facing severe pollution and degradation. The degradation threatens the livelihoods of the people living along its banks. … Read more