In pictures: How pollution ruined the beautiful Dal Lake of Srinagar

Updated: Jun 15, 2016, 14:54 IST
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    Kashmiri woman rowing a boat carrying a lotus roots for cattles through the polluted waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. Pic/AFP
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    Many NGO’s have blamed that the state government has failed miserably in controlling the growth of dangerous weed that is eating up the world famous water body. Pic/AFP
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    Although a lot of efforts have been made by government for the rehabilitation of Dal Lake, but due to human interference and non-cooperation from people, satisfactory results have not been achieved. Pic/AFP
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    Many native species of fish have disappeared from Dal Lake due to toxic chemicals discharged from industries and insecticides. Pic/AFP
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    The iconic mountain-ringed oasis, that has seduced generations of visitors, has shrunk to half its original size in the past two decades. Pic/AFP
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    Kashmiri woman rowing a boat carrying a lotus roots for cattles through the polluted waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. Pic/AFP
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What was once a beautiful lake of Kashmir - The Dal Lake, in now in pitiable condition. Once this was famous for their clean and cool water throughout the world but now these pictures will tell you a different story

 

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