The Ganges

By Susanna

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GANGES

THE GANGES
The ganges river is a holly river in india

India is known as THE LAND OF HEARTS



The Ganges river is very sacred to Hindus.

Hindus bath once in a lifetime or every day in the ganges to cleans them of thier evil deeds ( remission of sins)and for good fortune

They even drink the water.


But sadly the water is very polluted for the Hindus give a lot of gifts , sacrifices, raw seweridge and industrial waste that pollute the water.


so it is very unhealthy if drank.For an example look at the pictures below.

Did you know hindus say the Ganges is a goddess?







FACTS

Countries: India and Bangledesh
Length: 2520 km (1560 miles)
Source: Uttarakhand, India
Mouth: Ganges Delta, Bay Bengal

The Ganges river basin has the highest population of any river basin in the world. It
contains over 400 million people.