The Lady of Rabindra Sarovar lake

For decades, Sumita Banerjee has mobilized her community to save the Rabindra Sarovar lake. The lake preserves floral species, generates oxygen, and offers green space for locals to enjoy, but it’s threatened by government inaction and festivals the lead to pollution. Her work with petitions, cleanups, and legal action has made slow but steady change to preserve the lake.

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