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River Piracy by Anthropogenic Factor

Author(s):

Biswajit Majumdar , ASSISTANT TEACHER OF FATEPUR C.D HIGH SCHOOL, UTTAR DINAJPUR, WEST BENGAL

Keywords:

Anthropogenic Factor (Shreemati River)

Abstract

India is a river centric country; many rivers are flowing through this country. Shreemati River is one of them. This river was life-line of Uttar Dinajpur district; navigation and business activities had performed by this river. It was an effluent perennial river, but now a days it has come to moribund state. Though this river brings various morphometric features as broad course and channels, sinusity indices, thick alluvium but now days it also has lost its life. The causes of dryness of this river are natural as well as anthropogenic factors. Global warming and river piracy brings a natural factors but land pollution and agrarian activities has accelerates the dryness of bed channel in this river. Local people have captured the bed channel of this river with building construction. If we cannot protect this river it will created some catastrophic local issue as- water crisis, frequently flood and it will destroy water ecosystem. So immediately, we should pay full attention to save this river, otherwise it would enlist its name on the disappeared river list like Saraswati.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I110142
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 11
Publication Date: 01/11/2019
Page(s): 209-212

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