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“Many drink this water without knowing the consequences. Due to this pollution, both humans and animals are being affected. We are scared,” said one local.
As the situation has worsened, impacting water bodies in the area, Hindu devotees were forced to bathe in the toxic foam to offer prayers and gratitude to the sun god on the occasion of Chhath Puja.
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