March for  preserving greenery and ecology in an around Rabindra Sarovar

March for preserving greenery and ecology in an around Rabindra Sarovar

India Blooms News Service | 09 Sep 2017

Kolkata, Sept 9 (IBNS): In an unique effort, several hundreds of nature lovers, eco-enthusiasts and students from various rowing , swimming and other clubs in an around Rabindra Sarovar lake took part in an awareness march to highlight the necessity of preserving the greenery and maintaining the ecology of the precious water body in south Kolkata on Saturday.

The idea of the  march , organised by Taru Mitra , an  initiative of Kolkata Metropolital Develeopment Authority,  along with  other citizens, green activists, NGOs, morning walkers and members of all the stake holders of Rabindra Sarovar, was to create an awareness towards a green revolution and  maintain the fragile eco-balance of the lake.

The green enthusiats from Lake Club, Calcutta Rowing Club, Bengal Rowing Club, Calcutta University  Rowing Club, Indian Life Saving Society and other swimming clubs around the lake assembled at the Lake Club carrying posters environmental slogans and marched around the Sarovar.      

Saplings were also distributed to the various  clubs and organizations in Rabindra Sarovar  for planting  around the     Lake .

Speaking on the occasion  lake Club  president Mukund Kulkarni said, “This awareness programme is being done to ensure that in the midst of polluted surroundings, let the Sarovar be an example of a place for green and eco friendly area which would be enjoyed by  the citizens of this  city.”

Secretary of Calcutta Rowing  Club { CRC) Chandan Roy Chowdhury  informed that  all the rowing clubs around the Sarovar  regularly  take part in cleaning  of this lake from time to time. {EOM}

 

 

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March for preserving greenery and ecology in an around Rabindra Sarovar

India Blooms News Service
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