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Factories & tanneries on the banks of Ganga in Kanpur's Jajmau area to remain shut during Magh Mela

The Kanpur Administration has buckled up ahead of Magh Mela festivities in UP and has directed the UPPCB (Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board) to shut down all tanneries & factories situated on the banks of Ganga in Kanpur's Jajmau. The directive calls for the closure of all industrial set-ups situated on the river banks to prevent factory discharge in the water body. As per reports, the upcoming Magh Mela will be held in Prayagraj from January 14 next year.

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Industrial units in Kanpur to shut on the eve of bathing days in Magh mela

Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has issued a roster for all industrial units which are likely to pollute water during the Magh mela, to stop all production activities for three days, before each bathing day at the festival. According to the cultural calendar, the Mela will be held from January 14 to March 11 and will have six bathing days in total.

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