Caught on camera: UP officer urinates at the holy 'Triveni Sangam'

Feb 23, 2016, 19:20 IST | A Correspondent

Senior government official of UP wearing a 'Clean Ganga' T-shirt caught on camera peeing at the confluence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamina and Saraswati - popularly known as Triveni Sangam

A senior government official of Uttar Pradesh was caught on camera urinating at the holy confluence of three rivers — Ganga-Yamuna-Saraswati  — popularly called the Triveni Sangam — which is sacred to millions of Hindus.

The photo of Allahabad Additional District Magistrate (ADM) OP Shrivastav relieving himself at the holy spot has gone viral on social media.

What adds to the irony and ridicule of the entire incident is the fact that Shrivastav is wearing seen wearing a 'Clean Ganga' t-shirt while committing this act. 

The senior official was at the location, apparently, to discuss arrangements for the upcoming Triveni Mahotsav, which will be held on February 23.

A video grab of the UP official peeing at 'Triveni Sangam'.

A probe has been ordered into the matter after people expressed outrage on social media.

Dubbing the act as an 'unpardonable offence', Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmikanth Bajpai asked state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to suspend the official.

So is this the UP government way of telling the NDA Government at the Centre that they don't support the 'Namami Ganga' Mission?

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