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Watch: Hundreds Join Human Chain to Save River Yamuna

origin 1People hold placards as they form a human chain to clean up the polluted waters of Yamuna River laden with foam, on the eve of World Environment Day in New Delhi on June 4, 2023. ©ARUN SANKAR/AFP or licensees

Hundreds of environmental activists formed a human chain along one of India’s holiest rivers, the Yamuna, to raise awareness about pollution ahead of World Environment Day.

Parts of the Yamuna, which runs through the center of the Indian capital New Delhi and is already one of the most polluted streams in the country, are covered each year in mounds of white foam resembling snowfall.