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Chhath Puja starts amid Yamuna’s toxic foam; photos and videos trending

Chhath Puja starts with numerous women taking a dip in Yamuna’s toxic foam water. Photos and videos trend around the internet.

On November 8, marking the beginning of Chhath Puja, numerous women were seen taking a dip in Yamuna’s toxic foam water near Kalindi Kunj, and covered in a thick layer of it.

Several photos and videos of the toxic foam floating on the surface of Yamuna river went viral on the internet.

Women, dressed in sarees and salwar kameez, took a dip in the froathing water.

Chhath Puja starts amid Yamuna's toxic foam; photos and videos trending

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has prohibited Chhath Puja this year on the banks of Yamuna river, but allowed its celebrations at certain designated sites.

There has been a rise in the level of ammonia in Yamuna river, to 3 ppm (parts per million), affecting the production in parts of the national capital.

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