Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday formed a high-powered committee to provide proper sanitation and monitor pollution in Chandrabhaga river in the holy town of Pandharpur for the Asadi Ekadashi festival on July 9 amidst reports of manual scavenging prevailing there. A bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka has asked the panel, headed by Solapur Collector, to submit a report by September 15. Other members of the Committee are Chief Executive of Public Works Department, CEO of Pandharpur Municipality and Sub-Divisional Officer of Pandharpur.

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