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Seeks Report In Four Weeks

Varanasi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of a news report on the plight of the Ganga published in The Times of India and issued a notice to the secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the UP chief secretary, calling for a report in the matter within four weeks.