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Jammu and Kashmir: Cleaning drive launched in interior of Dal Lake Dal Lake
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Jammu and Kashmir: Cleaning drive launched in interior of Dal Lake

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jul 2022, 05:19 pm

Srinagar: White Globe NGO and  Lakes and Waterways Development Authority organized a cleaning drive in the  interior regions of Kachri Mohalla, Bhat Mohalla, Latti Mohalla in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

The volunteers of NGO and Lakes and Waterways, along with local people, started the cleaning drive in these mohallas where people used to throw their waste items in open fields, resulting into pollution-related problems.

Sheikh Saba, Chairman of White Globe NGO, told ANI, “Today we have come to do a cleaning drive at the Dal Lake interiors. We want the interior to be as clean as the exterior of Dal Lake so that tourism gets a boost."

“I would like to thank White Globe NGO as they have collaborated with us and organised today’s event. The programme Athvas has been going on since April 9 which was inaugurated by our LG. A lot of people have come forward to take part in this event and I am really thankful to them”, said Gazala, DFO Lakes and Waterways Development Authority.

Locals also participated in the event.

Firdous Ahmad, a local, told ANI, “A cleaning drive has been organised here to make the interior of the Dal Lake clean. I am thankful to Ghazala madam and Saba madam that they have taken initiative.

He further said, “I have taken a break from my work today because I wanted to be a part of the cleaning drive and I also feel parents should make their children aware of the cleanliness of society."