Binary strategies imperial options
As far as Sabarmati is concerned, the water that is seen in it, in the limited stretch within Ahmedabad is actually Narmada waters, meant for the drought prone Kutch and Saurashtra, illegitimately being used in Sabarmati. And downstream from the city, the river Sabarmati remains as dirty as ever. It also boldly commits itself to stopping encroachments in the rivers flood plains.
This we see as one of the key problems with the approach taken.