GD Agarwal, on indefinite fast to save Ganga, dies

GD Agarwal, on indefinite fast to save Ganga, dies

Agarwal was on fast since June this year. He breathed his last at the hospital here at around 2 pm. (Image: Twitter)

Environment activist G D Agarwal, who was sitting on an indefinite hunger strike demanding that the government clean the river Ganga, died at the AIIMS hospital in Rishikesh on Thursday, officials said.

He was on a fast since June this year. Agarwal breathed his last at the hospital here at around 2 pm.

He was moved to the AIIMS hospital, Rishikesh on October 9 from the protest site.