Can you swim in the Ganges?
Yes , it is 100% safe to swim in River Ganges but only if you are a good swimmer because you will find more deep when you will start moving towards the mid. Yes, water is little bit dirty but as you now millions of people take bath in river ganges and do not have problems after bath.
What happens to the river every summer?
Low flow in our streams and rivers occurs during summer months when there is less rain and warmer temperatures and the snow-pack has been depleted through spring melt. The increased flow in these rivers may be due to glacial melting and recession.
Which river is mentioned in the poem a river?
‘A River’ by A.K. Ramanujan describes how poets of the past and present have romanticized a river in Madurai. The poem begins with the speaker stating that every year, every poet sings the same songs about the sometimes flooding, and sometimes empty riverbed. When it is empty, all its hidden items are exposed.
What is the central symbol of the poem a river?
A.K. Ramanujan develops the theme very well, with excellent pacing, through very solid use of imagery. This poem is a pretty melancholic but it’s presented well, cohesive, thought provoking piece. The river, which is a symbol of life and fertility, becomes a destructive force.
What is the main theme of the poem obituary?
‘Obituary’ by A.K. Ramanujan describes the aftermath of a father’s death and all the things he left behind, physical and emotional. The poem begins with the speaker telling the reader that his father died. When he died, he left behind a lot.
Who first said water under the bridge?
What does water over the bridge mean?
Meaning. You can say a problem or an experience is water under the bridge, or water over the dam, if it happened in the past and it no longer affects the present to a degree that is worth worrying about.
What can be like water under a bridge?
problems that someone has had in the past that they do not worry about because they happened a long time ago and cannot now be changed: Yes, we did have our disagreements but that’s water under the bridge now.
What does the water taste like?
“The natural substance water per se tends to be tasteless,” wrote Aristotle. In his view, it serves only as the vehicle for flavor. But eventually, scientists began to notice that a draught of pure distilled water could provoke a certain taste. Some found it bitter on the tongue; others said it was insipid.
What does the ball is in your court mean?
It’s your responsibility now; it’s up to you. For example, I’ve done all I can; now the ball’s in your court. This term comes from tennis, where it means it is the opponent’s turn to serve or return the ball, and has been transferred to other activities. [ Second half of 1900s]