Chandigarh, June 5
the occasion of world environment day number of event were organized to create awareness about environment among the people.

Yuvsatta in association with Big 97.7 FM organized cleanliness drive at Sukhana Lake with a theme of Save Sukhana , on World Environment Day today.More than 200 Students of various schools of tri-city and volunteers of children's centre of Yuvsatta participated in this event.

Ishwar Singh , Director, Department of Environment, Chandigarh while addressing student said, "We have to fight against '7 P's' and those P's are obstructing preservation of environment and these are Pollution, Parking, Population, Polythene bags, Parthenium, wastage of Power (electricity) and Pani (Water)."

The volunteers cleared around 350 kg of waste including polythene bags, plastic bottles and other waste materials.

Meanwhile British Library also organised essay writing in which around 50 participants wrote an essay on topic of How to Protect Environment and Global Warming.Parchi Gupta, Shiva and Zoya Chhabra were the winners for essay writing competition. A written quiz on environment was also organised in whichb 150 members participated. Sneh, Asees Singh and Amita were the winners for written quiz. Beside this documentary on an inconvenient truth A Global Warning was also screened at the library.

An environment march 'We Care Environment March' was organized by Coca-Cola India, in association with TAJ, to spread awareness about environment protection and preservation among the people.

They held eco friendly messages in the form of placards with ' Save Water', 'Save Energy', 'Save Earth, Save Life'.

In the Indo Tibetan Border Police, Northwest zonal Headquarter a modern pollution free canteen for the welfare of the personnel in the campus was inaugurated by Inspector general ITBP, IPS, P P Singh.

Source: Tribune News Service