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The Ganges with Sue Perkins

Comedian and presenter Sue Perkins traces the course of the Ganges, from source to sea, to tell the story of modern India at a crucial point in its history. Beginning her journey high in the Himalayas at the river's holy source, Sue travels through the agricultural and industrial heartlands of the Gangetic Plain, visits the holy city of Varanasi and travels on to to the river's vast delta on the Bay of Bengal. From the keepers of the sacred fires at the famous funeral ghats to the holy men of the mountains, the climate change refugees of the delta to . . .

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 7:00 PM
"The Gangetic Plain"
In this second episode, Sue is halfway down the Ganges in the ancient city of Varanasi, a place which, for India's 950 million Hindus, has a unique significance. Sue immerses herself into the complex life of Varanasi, where the power of the Ganges is at its greatest and where life and death exist side by side. But she also discovers that it is here that the river faces its biggest challenges. 2 of 3 G
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