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'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav-Swachhta Pakhwada' celebrated at Bunglon

 Source: The Sangai Express / DIO

Churachandpur, August 06 2021: "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav-Swachhta Pakhwada" was observed today at Bunglon Village, Churachandpur District with the theme 'Plastic Free Village, Promotion of Green Villages'.

The programme was organised jointly by NYK, Churachandpur; District Information Office (DIPR) CCpur; PHED CCpur Division and Bunglon Youth Club.

Speaking on the occasion, H Doungel, District Youth Officer, CCpur encouraged the participants particularly the youth leaders to declare the village as plastic free.

He said that visitors' first impression on a village/locality is the physical & hygienic environment and urged all concerned to make the village plastic free and green.

He further said that making a locality plastic free and green is cost effective.

Installation of bins for plastic wastes at strategic locations of the locality is enough with the right awareness.

Th Mangminthang Gangte, DIO/DIPR, CCpur also spoke about the need to maintain hygienic environment and make the village a green one.

Later, the participants mostly of the Bunglon Youth Club members collected plastic wastes within the locality as a part of the programme.