New Delhi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das appealed to the residents of Jharkhand to ensure that by the next World Environment Day, the state becomes a plastic free one. Addressing the state on the occasion of the 45th World Environment Day, the Chief Minister said that within June 2019, plastic must be eradicated from offices, households and villages. Congratulating the residents of Jharkhand on the occasion of World Environment Day, the Chief Minister said that India’s culture is rooted in its love for the environment and it was every individual’s duty to ensure a cleaner environment, without the presence of plastic.
Speaking at the World Environment Day celebrations at Jharkhand, the Chief Minister pledged to plant five trees in public places and take care of them for the next five years. Mr Das said that individuals must be responsible to ensure that nature is taken care of, which will inevitably result in cleaner air, water and environment. The results of environmental pollution are visible to all and it has adversely affected everyone, said the Jharkhand CM.
5 जून को पूरे विश्व में #WorldEnvironmentDay मनाया जाता है। इस बार के पर्यावरण दिवस की मेजबानी भारत को प्राप्त हुई है, जिसका थीम है #BeatPlasticPollution । प्लास्टिक न सिर्फ भारत से, बल्कि पूरे विश्व से समाप्त हो, इस दिशा में आज पूरा विश्व एकजुट होकर पहल कर रहा है। pic.twitter.com/lY4cpOjJv0
— Raghubar Das (@dasraghubar) June 5, 2018
— Raghubar Das (@dasraghubar) June 5, 2018
Focusing on the plight of daily waste generation, the Chief Minister also pledged that he will try to reuse and recycle items of daily use, to ensure that waste generation in minimised. He also pledged that he will motivate others to do the same. Speaking about the importance of making people understand the effects of plastic pollution, Mr Das said that it was important to go to villages and explain people about how plastic pollution affected them. The Jharkhand CM said that the relationship between nature and humans was that of a mother and a son, and it is the responsibility of every individual to take care of Mother Nature. Such an effort will not be possible without everyone participating and doing their bit individually, to ensure a cleaner, greener and healthier environment.
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