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Art of Living festival: India tribunal slams founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Yamuna festival: Ravi Shankar has refuted allegations about the damage caused to the riverbed

By: Rithika Siddhartha

INDIA’S National Green Tribunal today (April 20) criticised the Art of Living organisation following comments by its founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, blaming the Indian government as well as the tribunal for damage to the Yamuna floodplains. “You have no sense of responsibility. Who gave you liberty to speak whatever you want to. It is shocking,” a bench headed by tribunal chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said. Two days ago, Ravi Shankar blamed the government and tribunal for permitting his organisation to hold the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna river bed, adding that they should be responsible for any environmental…

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