Srinagar: The Indian Military military has undertaken an bold cleansing drive of the Gangabal Lake located on the foothills of Harmukh peak in Jammu and Kashmirs Ganderbal district.
The 34 Assam Rifles beneath headquarters 3 sector RR stated a cleansing marketing campaign has been began as a part of the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ (Catch the Rain) together with the civil administration to coach the native inhabitants and vacationers in regards to the significance of holding the Gangabal Lake and its environment clear.
“Gangabal Lake is located on the foothills of Harmukh peak in Ganderbal district. It’s an alpine excessive altitude oligotrophic lake which is house to many species of fish, together with the brown trout, which was launched by the British in 1902.
“The lake has been a significant vacationer attraction for a few years and has been visited by nationwide and worldwide vacationers. It’s a main supply of earnings for the vacationer guides. Resulting from heavy inflow of vacationers, the world has been flooded with rubbish and trash which pose a critical risk to the ecology of the world,” the assertion stated.
It have to be recalled that the Gangabal Lake is the holiest lake for the members of the Kashmiri Pandit neighborhood who’ve been carrying the ashes of their departed souls for immersion within the lake from even earlier than the migration of the neighborhood from Kashmir in early Nineteen Nineties.
The Naranag temple website additionally falls on the way in which to the Lake. Well-known native historian and Sanskrit scholar Kulhana is believed to have written his historic magnum opus, the ‘Rajatarangini’ on the Naranag temples within the twelfth century.