Comments:India Supreme Court overrules High Court: rivers Yamuna, Ganga no longer living entities

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living Rivers206:16, 5 June 2022

living Rivers

Both Yamuna and Ganges are termed as living persons by a high court in India which were declared as nonliving entities by the supreme court of India which invites an arguement that since India is a world's largest democracy, why shouldn't the government go for a public referendum or a plebiscite to 'decide' on the living status of the said rivers

Winway's Muthuraman (talk)16:27, 30 August 2017

Because there are better things to do. Considering a river a living, which is pointless (because they aim to protect it), how would you account for flooding? What about the taxes? Moreover, instead of a useless referendum, how about teaching people not to throw litter in open? What are judges for? They are well educated and experienced to make wise decisions. Not an average citizen.

acagastya PING ME!16:31, 30 August 2017

It could force the state to make better provisions against flooding, as well as obliging the state to help those affected by disaster. Could have been a good thing. (talk)06:16, 5 June 2022