Corona Miracle: Yamuna river gets rejuvenated, cleaner water like never before amid lockdown

Survey conducted by Delhi Jal Board on Yamuna river water definitely hints at the quality of river water has been significantly improved due to industrial lockdown

Story Highlights
  • Novel Coronavirus may have adverse effect on Humans but it's helping mother nature to revive from human assaults over the years.
  • India is under 21 days lockdown with immediate effect since 25th March
  • Recent rainfall played a major role in improving water quality and due to less pollution, air quality index also boosted up

Delhi: Corona Virus is reportedly the worst nightmare of any individual. With no cure and exponential spreading, this virus becomes the deadliest and most dangerous to mankind in the history of it. But at the same time, this virus is helping in healing environment that has gone through continuous assaults by humans over all the years. In Delhi, the visual of Yamuna river being clean, and the survey conducted by Delhi Jal board says a lot of nature reviving itself.

As India is undergoing on a 21-days nationwide lockdown since March 25. In order to curb the spread of the Pandemic, this was imposed by PM Narendra Modi. Recent pictures of Yamuna river from New Delhi , which has been plagued by pollution for years ,show that the whole water quality is improving. 

Due to less pollution mainly because of less transport air quality index have been improved drastically. Furthermore, because of the recent rainfall the water level have also improved. Recently some migratory birds were also seen returning and so was the marine life. 

Raghav Chadha, the vice-chairman of the Delhi Jal Board, has said the survey of the Yamuna river water has found improvement in its quality. “After testing the water of Yamuna river at many places in Delhi, we have come to know that the quality of water of Yamuna river has improved,” Chadha said.

Meanwhile, several photographs and videos claiming improvement in the quality of Yamuna river water in Delhi are doing rounds on social media.

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