Chandigarh, July 12
Maharishi Dayanand Public School, Daria, in collaboration with the department of environment, Chandigarh, organised a run to mark World Population Day.

Students of various classes participated in the run. Among the boys, Ravi Ranjan, Rakesh Kumar and Krishna got the first, second and third positions, respectively, while Jaswinder Kaur, Mandeep and Mona stood first, second and third, respectively, among the girls. In charge of Maharishi Dayanand Eco-Club Prabha Bhainsora said the main aim of organising the run was to make the students aware of the increasing population of the world.

Meanwhile, the day was also observed on the premises of Sharda Sarvhitkari Senior Secondary School, Sector 40-D, Chandigarh. To enlighten the new generation about the grave consequences of the ever-rising population, an interactive session was held.

Source: Tribune News Service