Drinking water our Birth Right. Stop polluting Periyar & save 40 lakhs people in Kochi.
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The only one source of drinking water for the 40 lakhs people in Kochi is from Periyar river. Currently its polluted with chemicals and metals, which is 3000 times beyond the permissible limits. This cause genetic disorders and other incurable diseases. Chlorination, RO process or the conventional water boiling will not eliminate the toxic elements contained in it. People in Kochi are affected with chronic diseases like cancer, kidney and skin diseases. 1.36 lakhs people are doing dialysis in Kochi due to kidney dysfunction alone.
Immediate action requested:-
- Closure of RED Category factories across Periyar river banks expelling toxic chemicals.
- Organize alternate drinking water pumping facility for the people in Kochi.
- Removal of toxic chemicals embedded in Periyar river.
- Rehabilitate people like fishermen, farmers& those affected with diseases due to the water pollution in Periyar river banks.
- STOP giving approvals to new industries in Periyar river banks.
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