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Twitter weighs in on AoL controversy

Criticisms range from environmental issues to guests invited

GN Bureau | March 11, 2016


#World Culture Festival   ##OccupyYamuna   #Delhi   #Art of Living   #Environment   #NGT   #Religion   #Yamuna   #Sri Sri Ravi Shankar  

The three-day World Culture Festival has begun on the flood plains of the Yamuna. The controversies surrounding the event failed to upset the participants and spectators who have gathered at the venue.

However, Twitter decided to weigh in on the environmental degradation caused by the construction for the event on the river plains.

Some were not happy with the guest list of the festival.

Others criticised Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s refusal to pay the fine imposed on his foundation by the national green tribunal and took note of the alleged unsafe structure.

 


Union urban development minister defended the event.


Still others took a dig at AoL which had defended itself as having tremendous green credentials

 

 

 

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