Irresponsible tourists have not only caused danger to our eco-system but it’s now emerging as a threat to local peoples.
The recklessness being shown by some tourists and travelers is proving the naysayers right. Several cases have come to light of fake corona-negative test reports being brandished, and false excuses being offered to gain entry.
Resulted in Locals opposing the government’s decision to open tourism in both the state.
Impact on Eco-System
Lockdown may have forced all of us to stay indoor but have turned out to be a gift for our entire ecosystem, Scientists have claimed that the water quality of river Ganga has improved dramatically during the lockdown.
The below picture was shared on Facebook by someone after attending Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat, Rishikesh.
Impact On Wild Animals
During lockdown, A group of Sambar deer’s were spotted walking through the streets of Haridwar in Uttarakhand
Below picture was taken Today morning on Neelkanth Road, Rishikesh. You can clearly see a tourist trying to click photo with an elephant walking on road & blocking its way.
There are hundred more & counting …
We can’t expect such Irresponsible people to become responsible overnight, Only strict rules can save both locals & the planet.