World Environment Day: meet people from the environment in Varanasi

Newsroom, Amar Ujala, Varanasi

Published by: Geetarjuna Gautam
Updated Sat, 6/5/2021 12:35 AM IST

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On the occasion of World Environment Day, we introduce you to some of the environmental watchdogs from Varanasi who are busy planting trees.

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It is necessary to plant more and more trees to make the environment clean and polluted. Some people in Varanasi are constantly busy planting trees to help protect the environment. In the lockdown, where some families created a garden on the roof of their house during the Corona period with the aim of making the environment green, some young people spread the message of environmental protection in every house through social media campaigns. Today we will meet some of these people on World Environment Day. Ajit planted seedlings on the roof of the house
Ajit Mehrotra, a Sunderpur businessman, was heavily inspired by the changing nature during the Corona period. Then he started an initiative for environmental protection. He created a garden on the roof of his house. Ajit planted many vegetable and fruit plants here. His wife Mona and son Sanskar also help with this Ajit initiative. Due to the lockdown imposed for the Corona rescue, this family is busy in the early morning serving these plants. Ajit says that planting these plants not only improves the environment but also keeps the environment around us clean, which is very beneficial for our health.

Door-to-door environmental protection campaign via social media
There are many young people in the city who have long been committed to protecting the environment. One of these young people is Gopal Kumar from the Weavender Foundation, who did not stop his election campaign even during the Corona period. Gopal and his team took it to the masses through a social media campaign. Not only did the people in Varanasi join Gopal’s campaign via social media, but also people from Chandauli, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Azamgarh, Mau, Bihar, Maharashtra, Bengal, Uttarakhand and Himachal started the plantation initiative in their homes. Gopal says more than two thousand seedlings were planted by the organization during the Corona period.

Teachers across the state will make the environment clean

In the second corona wave, the oxygen crisis tore away loved ones from many people. Faced with this oxygen crisis, teachers across the state of Prakriti Mitra founded Abhiyan to protect the environment. This campaign will be carried out by Mission Shikshan Samvad from June 5th to 15th. In this campaign, as a tribute to society, a message of friendship with nature is given by planting a sapling in memory of those who died of lack of oxygen during the Corona period. Ravindra Kumar and Sarita Rai, Coordinator of Shikshan Samvad Mission, Varanasi, said the Teachers Club Uttar Pradesh and the Red Tape Movement are also working together on this campaign. Rotary Club will help make the city green
Rotary International Board 3120 and all branches of the Rotary Club of Varanasi will work together to make the city greener. To this end, the association is starting a massive tree-planting campaign on World Environment Day. At a press conference organized by the club on Friday, Deepak Aggarwal announced that the goal of planting five lakh seedlings had been set by the Rotary International Board. As part of this, the plantation will be carried out by all branches of Varanasi in different parts of the city.

India Development Council’s environmental campaign for the Silver Jubilee Year

Given the oxygen crisis in the corona epidemic, the environmental campaign was launched by all branches of the India Development Council. In which seedlings were distributed to the members of the organization. Mukul Sah, the provincial president of Kashi Province, said the Bharat Vikas Parishad will honor those who preserve these plants. At the same time, the institution will create a plant bank from which the person who wants to take seedlings will make them available.

To give the message to save trees, to preserve life, through pictures
Environment is a big issue for the country today. To make people aware of this, cameraman Vinod Rao, alumnus of the BHU Faculty of Fine Arts, resorted to his art. Through his canvas painting, Vinod conveys the message to save trees, to save lives. In his painting he added a real tree to which the Rakshasutra is tied. Through the Rakshasutra he tried to convey a sense of the defensive relationship between the tree and man. Vinod Rao had already made 30 posters and four short films for public awareness based on Corona last year. This painting, based on the environmental protection message, is about to be given to District Judge Kaushal Raj Sharma.

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It is necessary to plant more and more trees to make the environment clean and polluted. Some people in Varanasi are constantly busy planting trees to help protect the environment. In the lockdown, where some families created a garden on the roof of their house during the Corona period with the aim of making the environment green, some young people spread the message of environmental protection in every house through social media campaigns. Today we will meet some of these people on World Environment Day.

Ajit planted seedlings on the roof of the house

Ajit Mehrotra, a Sunderpur businessman, was heavily inspired by the changing nature during the Corona period. Then he started an initiative for environmental protection. He created a garden on the roof of his house. Ajit planted many vegetable and fruit plants here. His wife Mona and son Sanskar also help with this Ajit initiative. Due to the lockdown imposed for the Corona rescue, this family is busy in the early morning serving these plants. Ajit says that planting these plants not only improves the environment but also keeps the environment around us clean, which is very beneficial for our health.

Door-to-door environmental protection campaign via social media

There are many young people in the city who have long been committed to protecting the environment. One of these young people is Gopal Kumar from the Weavender Foundation, who did not stop his election campaign even during the Corona period. Gopal and his team took it to the masses through a social media campaign. Not only did the people in Varanasi join Gopal’s campaign via social media, but also people from Chandauli, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Azamgarh, Mau, Bihar, Maharashtra, Bengal, Uttarakhand and Himachal started the plantation initiative in their homes. Gopal says more than two thousand seedlings were planted by the organization during the Corona period.

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