How A Group Of Citizens Revived A British Era Lake In India • Discoverology

How A Group Of Citizens Revived A British Era Lake In India

The lake was built by the British for irrigating nearby farmlands. But gradually it became a dumpsite for Salem’s municipal solid waste. In 2010 the Salem Citizen’s Forum (SCF) took over the work of cleaning the lake. Using the silt of the lake, the SCF created 45 small islands.

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