Haridwar: In the second phase of the ‘Samagra Ganga’ movement launched by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, a two-day convention ‘Ganga Samvad Samadhan’ will start here from Saturday, in a bid to insulate the Ganga from pollution.

The event which is meant to save River Ganga from pollution and to maintain its constant flow will witness the participation of prominent saffron brigade including Vishwa Hindu Parishad international president Ashok Singhal, senior RSS leader Indresh and Govindacharya.

Talking to the media persons on Friday, Ashok Tripathi who is associated with the Ganga Parivar said, “Bharti is continuing with her indefinite fast to press on her demand for  a law for protectiing river Ganga and for reviewing the status of all hydropower projects in the Himalayan region. A two-day convention will be held on the topic Ganga Samvad Samadhan at Divya Prem Sewa.”

During the convention, discussion will be held on the causes and solution of pollution in Ganga apart from debate over the efforts of the government and society in cleaning the river, he added.

“Apart from discussing the future strategies for Ganga campaign, deliberation will be held on the role of the river and Himalaya in water supply and environment. Based on the results of the discussions held in two days, a draft will be prepared, the announcement for which will be made at VIP ghat on May 29. The draft carrying Ganga issues and their solution will be handed over to the Central government,” Tripathi maintained.

It was also learnt that besides the participation of the big-wigs of saffron brigade, invitation has been sent to several saints of Haridwar calling for their support during agitation.

JPN/Bureau