Recognition Of the River as A Living Individual at The International Level

Authors

  • Chandni Kundu Gupta
  • Dr Manzoor Khan

Abstract

Recognition of rivers as living individuals at the international level because rivers are the lifeline for those who are associated with rivers by socio-economic and cultural in the catchment area of rivers. In these consequences, the present paper focuses on the study of the recognition of the river as a living individual on a global level in the context of the Ganga River because Ganga is the largest river in India with the socio-economic and cultural importance of the Ganga River. The methodology of the paper is based on the systematic review of literature about the social-economic and cultural importance of the river as a living individual at the international level. The main objective of the study is to recognize the river as a living individual at the international level. The study's finding shows that there is a significant importance of the river as a living individual in the context of the livelihood of habited people in the catchment area of the river. Additionally, this study encourages academicians, researchers, and policymakers to start rethinking and redefining the importance of the river as a living individual at the international level.

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Published

2023-03-12