Spiritual festival on India's Yamuna river caused £5m damage

Spiritual festival on India's Yamuna river caused £5m damage

Report says it will take 10 years to fix problems caused by the event, which ‘completely destroyed’ the riverbed

A spiritual festival held along an Indian river last year, despite warnings by the country’s environmental watchdog, caused more than £5m of damage that could take 10 years to fix, according to a report.

One of India’s most celebrated gurus, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, headlined the World Culture festival along Delhi’s Yamuna river in March last year, drawing more than 3 million visitors including the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi.

World’s largest stage of 7 acres with no foundation sat on thin plates. An architectural marvel?! Or adventure?! pic.twitter.com/tvItAIBSqe

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