Artificial ponds created for Durga idols immersion in city

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Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has created artificial ponds in Daya and Kuakhai rivers for immersion of Durga idols of the city.

As a measure to bring down post-immersion pollution in the city, the administration decided to come up with the idea of creating artificial ponds in the city.

While Durga idols of Rasulgarh, Bomikhal, Sahidnagar, Jharpada, Laxmisagar, Nayapalli, VaniVihar, Kharvela Nagar pandals will be immersed in artificial ponds created in river Kuakhai, idols of Station Bazaar, Dhauli, Rajmahal and Kalpana Square pandals will be immersed in temporary artificial ponds created by the municipal body in river Daya, sources said.

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