Articles by Ananya Vyas

Ananya Vyas is a writer and researcher based in Ahmedabad, primarily working on environmental issues. She recently graduated from Ashoka University, where she majored in Political Science and completed a minor and undergraduate thesis in Environmental Studies.

In April 2022, several images of dead fish floating in the Banganga tank, located in Mumbai’s Malabar hill area, circulated on news sites and social media platforms. Clean up efforts were initiated after locals observed the dead fish in the tank and informed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The contractor appointed for the clean-up claimed that four trucks of fish were removed from the site. Officials speculated that the loss of oxygen was the likely cause of the mass fish deaths. This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred. Mass fish death in the Banganga tank has been labelled…

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