Water of 19 rivers in #Odisha polluted

Bhubaneswar: Water of 19 rivers in #Odisha polluted due to direct discharge of waste water from coastal cities; Mahanadi’s entire stretch from Sambalpur to Paradip is polluted: Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Arukh in Odisha Assembly.

Apart from Mahanadi, water of other rivers-Kathajodi, Budhabalanga, Rushikulya, Gangua, Daya, Brahmani, Nagabali, Kuakhai and Luna also polluted, says Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Arukh while replying to a question raised by MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik in Odisha Assembly.