SAVING THE RIVER
  Water Pollution


CHARACTERS

Chhutki
An eight-year-old girl, who wants to know everything about the world we live in.

Mother: Chhutki's mother.

Woody: A talking tree.

Turtle: A turtle in the river.

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Baadshah: A doll. Inm Chutki's dream it turns into a magical old man, cheerful, full of energy and very wise. A good friend of Chhutki.

Fishy: A fish who lives with his family in the river

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They walk to the top of a small hill nearby from where they can see the entire stretch of river.

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Chhutki : This is a good view. But, so many buildings?

Baadshah: That is because there are so many people living and working in towns and cities . Those houses along the right bank is where thousands of people live and work. They cook, clean, bathe,wash and all their dirty drainage and sewage water is brought through pipes and poured into the river.

Chhutki : This is worse than I had imagined! Can't we talk to the people and tell them that they must not spoil the river?

Baadshah: I'm afraid, most people are not as concerned as you are. They take water and the rivers for granted ... as if these will always be there. They don't care for the animals and plants that live in the water. They are too busy all day to realize that water , on which all living


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