Remember all those reports about Bengaluru's highly polluted lakes bursting in fire and thousands of dead fish floating on some of them? Well, the government of India has taken a serious notice of the issue and has come out with a string of measures to revive the dying lakes of the city.

A video showing the Yamlur lake catching fire:

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has approved a series of measures for reducing the pollution and the conservation and preservation of lakes in Bengaluru. 

The move comes after a month after Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) dug trenches around Kundalahalli lake near Whitefield to save it from dying. 

Source: b'A photo showing thousands of dead fish floating in the Ulsoor lake | Source: PTI'

 Here are some of the key measures which have been announced: 

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(With inputs from PIB)

(Feature image source: PTI)