CM plant trees to mark Vanmahotsav; pitches for carbon-free country

Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha planted trees on Thursday here at Agartala Arundhatinagar Higher Secondary School to mark Vanmahotsav and pitched for larger participation in building a carbon-free nation by 2070.

He said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasized upon building India as a Carbon-free country by 2070. To make this dream successful, everyone must plant trees.”

The Chief Minister also said, planting trees is a social program. “Planting trees is highly important to live in a healthy environment. We all are dependent on trees to survive. The balance in the environment depends upon trees and plants. Nowadays, almost everyone is planting trees in social events and to celebrate birthdays.”

He also called upon school teachers to encourage students to plant trees and include this in the school curriculum.

Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation Dipak Majumdar, Corporator of the Municipal Corporation Alok Roy, Sadar SDM Asim Saha, Headmistress of the School Sima Rani Sarkar, social worker Ashok Saha, Sanjoy Saha and Pradip Kumar Das were present in the programme.

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