GD Agarwal Age (Activist) Wife, Family, Biography, Death & More

GD Agarwal

GD Agarwal (born July 20, 1932) is an Indian Environment Engineer and Social Activist from Kandhla, Uttar Pradesh (India). The full name of Mr. Agarwal is Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand. In fact, he is the former faculty member of IIT Kanpur.

Furthermore, he works for an NGO Ganga Mahasabha founded by Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya in 1905. He also served as the member of Indian Central Pollution Control Board. Gyan has known for fasting to save the ecosystem and the Indian rivers.

Meanwhile, he is on a fast protest to save river Ganga. Though, he died on October 11, 2018, in Haridwar. On the other hand, Agarwal wants that PM Modi promise him about the clean Ganga mission programme.

Presently, he is Haridwar and gave up water from June 22 to save Ganga. He is demanding the government should take steps to for the restoration of the river.

GD Agarwal Indian Activist

Moreover, he has also written several letters to PM Narendra Modi. Now, he is on the fast more than 109. No one in the Union Ministry bothered to answer his letters. He will do his tapsaya until he dies. In 2014, Modi pledged to clean Ganga by 2019.

The audit reports of CAG shows that there are no steps taken to save Ganga. Still, some states have started sewer projects.


Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life

How old is the Environment Engineer? He was born on 20th of July 1932 in Kandhla, Uttar Pradesh (India). Therefore, GD Agarwal’s age is 86 years old 2018. In fact, there are updates about his parents. Gyan did his schooling from Kandhla.

GD Agarwal Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life

Then, he went to Roorkee and took admission in University of Roorkee (IIT Roorkee). There Swami studied Civil Engineering. Later on, he took admission in University of California to do Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering).

Furthermore, he is the follower of Gandhi values. After working in various government departments he went to Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh. He lives as a sanyasi over there.


GD Agarwal Biography (Ganga Activist) Age, Spouse, Net worth, Parents, Children, Death Cause & Wiki

GD Agarwal Wiki

Personal Life Information
Full Birth Name1. Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Name Changed after being Sanyasi).
2. GD Agarwal.
Nick nameGyan.
Working AsActivist, Environment Engineer and Spiritual Leader
AgeEighty-Six (86) years old (As of 2018).
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday20th of July 1932.
Birthplace/HometownKandhla, Uttar Pradesh (India).
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Cancer.
EthnicityBrown (South-Asian).
Current ResidenceChitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh (India).
Famous For1. Fasted for 109 days to save Ganga.
2. Died on October 11, 2018 in Haridwar.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
WeightKilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
Biceps Size12 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)40-32-35.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorWhite.
GD Agarwal Family
ParentsFather: Not Known.
Mother: Will Update.
SiblingsNot Known.
RelativesWill Update.
GD Agarwal Wife & Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?None.
Girlfriend (Fiancee)Not Found.
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
Highest Qualification1. Graduate in Civil Engineering from IIT Roorkee.
2. PhD (Environmental Engineering) from University of California.
SchoolGovernment School.
College/University1. IIT Roorkee.
2. University of California.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Dream Holiday DestinationHaridwar.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doReading Books.
Favorite DishesIndian Food.
GD Agarwal Net worth
Net AssetUnder Review (As of 2018).
Contact Details
Office AddressNot Known
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
Email AddressWill update soon.
Official WebsiteNot Available.


Lesser Known Facts about the Ganga Environmentalist

GD Agarwal Protest to Save Ganga

  • GD started his career working as a Designer Engineer in State Irrigation Department of UP.
  • Then, he worked as Director for Envirotech Instruments (P) Ltd.
  • Agarwal is the former faculty of IIT Kanpur and the students awarded him Best Teacher Award in 2002.
  • GD Agarwal is the first member secretary at the Central Pollution Control Board.
  • In fact, many postgraduate and doctoral students in the field of environmental engineering.
  • Furthermore, he has taught environmental sciences t the Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot.

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  • Then, he established himself as a spiritual personality in 2011.
  • Swami fasted to protect the Bhagirathi River in 2009.
  • On the 38th day of his fasting, the work of the Loharinag Pala Hydro Power Project stopped.
  • Now, he is fasting for 109 days to clean Ganga, however, died fighting for the river.



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