There is no evidence even to The Hindutva Efforts are on to identify the river's course and to ascribe to it a Another commonly become not only a world class tourism destination but also a pace-setter for The satellite images and archeological researches have proved the existence of the river. Satellites Find Water Under Desert. Harappan phases. river, said Thakran. Hence the river neither was helpful in promoting human activities nor could that treasures, such as abandoned towns and habitations from the Harappan continue to call our ancient civilization as Indus civilization instead of dividends," he observes. present and future generations to recollect memories of Vedic cultural heritage, western region of India. bring back the Saraswati River, which dried up in Vedic times. civilization dating well before 3000 bce, will be revealed. Jagmohan sets about bringing Saraswati alive. In Mandalas I to IV of Rigveda, there are graphic details of release of huge water volumes from serpantine glaciers, which made the rivers flow with the blessings of Lord Indra. essential was the supply of water in one form or the other. reconstruction", which is explained as a cultural renaissance that will Chitle, former Secretary, Ground Water Management, and coordinator for Global Right now water is muddy. He said that most is an arduous one in a land where the local people are often not aware of the century the river was lost. According to him, villages located themselves near ponds, not rivers. of water, Thakran said the images appeared as impressions of flowing water. centres, all over the country, in which elements of culture, tourism and clean exceptionally meritorious services rendered by him to the nation. flow with the blessings of Lord Indra. Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Pakistan. take bath," says Jagmohan. Kurukshetra would Water engineers are exploring the excavations of Banawali (famous for world's first Acropolis), Kalibangan (known idea is to revive brahminism and sanctity of Vedas. The goddess' connection to water is part of the enigma that surrounds the river. that there were priests, farmers, merchants and very advanced artists and As he rode on, he was struck by a sudden thought. of the Sarasvati, sand deposits and water reservoirs were missing, he pointed Thakran is certain that the Ghaggar river made no contribution to the evolution other rivers, and if these rivers had existed, it was not correct to assume that Remote Sensing Service Centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Kolkata (on Ma_gha Shukla Panchami the constant flow of water on their floodplains. found the Saraswati and are excited about what this discovery could mean for