GANGA 63rd Issue

Ganga Newsletter No. 63; IRBMS November, 2017-April, 2018 Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh existential crisis. Commentary With summer looming large on the country, water When country is suffering from ecological disasters crisis then we lost one of our valued members and particularly in the Northern & Western states. The guiding force, noted ecologist and Kolkata wetland groundwater condition is precarious across India warrior, Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh in February 2018. especially in densely populated Indo-Gangetic This was painful news and, indeed, a great loss for basin and Peninsular India. In the midst of this, IRBMS; it is a great loss to the world of Ecoscience the Cauvery water sharing between Tamilnadu and indeed. Nation has lost one the finest humane Karnataka has risen the political temperature ecologist at a time when all the country is facing further with latest Supreme Court order. So much severe crisis of environmental and ecological so, during his last visit to Tamilnadu, Prime degradation and downtrodden people are facing Minister Mr. Modi has to face black flag protest in started surfacing across the India, 1 Integrated River Basin Management Society