Politics Ridhima Pandey, Indian girl who petitioned UN against climate crisis: Why tout development if there's no future? Updated : September 27, 2019 12:46 PM IST Ridhima Pandey pointed to single-use plastics as an area in which ordinary Indians can make a difference. Pandey said, "We say the Ganga is mata (mother), that Ganga is a goddess for us, and we just pollute it." Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.