400 students of various schools celebrate Environment-Day


Around 400 students gather at Shimla town at histroic Gaiety Theater to take pledge to protect planet earth and celebrate world Environment day today. Ending week long Environment Awareness Program started from May 31 to Jun 5 in Shimla town, as many as 400 students today gathered in the main auditorium of Gaiety Theatre at historic ridge to celebrated the world Environment day with splendour and galore.


The Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat was the Chief Guest on this occasion also flagged off a environment Bacho rally in the town from lakkar bazaar, Chaura maidan, Panchayat maidan, Auckland House school and Chota Shimla side and converged at Gaiety Theatre, The Mall, Shimla.


They were holding placards to spread awareness about the cleanliness, optimal use, reuse and recycle, conservation of nature for future generation etc. This years’ United Nations theme for World Environment day is “Connecting with Nature”. The students of GSSS Lakkar bazaar and DAV Senior Secondary School , New Shimla enthralled the audience with their skits.


Additional Chief Secretary Tarun Kapoor, cum Chairman aso addressed the students and emphasised on minimal and optimal use of environmental resources. He stressed that during his lifetime in Shimla from childhood to now he has observed Shimla changing from good to bad. Now, it is high tie that during the lifetime of these young children they should revert it to the best. He also emphasised on Solid Waste Management so that the pure Himalayan Water do not get polluted.

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ML Verma is a Senior journalist, with more than a decade of experience of active reporting for electronic media, news agencies and fast paced online media.

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