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Even though Rolls Royce cars are being sold in their dozens to Indian billionaires, the lack of science is causing the most sacred city in Hinduism, Varanasi, to become a failed sacred city.

The BBC reports that there is so much sewage flowing into the Ganges that it’s hard for fish to live, and people who bathe themselves in the sacred water could find themselves with some very bad illnesses indeed.

India today has vowed to transform Varanasi – ancient name Kashi – into a place where people can live and work and even get internet access whenever they want.

The BBC report is here.