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World Environment Day 2022 celebration in Tamenglong begins

This pre-event of mass tree plantation was conducted in preparation for the main event of World Environment Day 2022 that will be celebrated on June 5 at Tamenglong District HQ.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Jun 2022, 6:27 pm

(Photo: RFC)
(Photo: RFC)

 

​World Environment Day 2022 celebration kicked off at Tamenglong District HQ, Manipur with mass tree plantation drive at Gadai Hill, Tamenglong a day ahead of the international day on Saturday. 

The event was organised by the Rainforest Club Tamenglong in collaboration with District Administration, Tamenglong, Tamenglong Forest Division and The Corbett Foundation at the catchment area of the water reservoir.

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The mass tree plantation was headed by MLA Janghemlung Panmei as chief guest, RFO, Tamenglong Forest Division, Hitler Singh, Rohit Anand, SDO, Tamenglong, Paul Nangsha, SDO, Tousem, Dr Chambo Gonmei, Honorary Wildlife Warden and Advisor to RCT as guest of honours.

(PHOTO: IFP)

Former ADC members, other social workers were also present in the plantation drive. Students from Good Shepherd School, Baptist Youth Fellowship, Town Fellowship,  Evangelical Union, Tamenglong, Khoupilong Youth Club, Taudai Colours and other social organisation participated in the event. 

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The chief guest in his speech encouraged the people of Tamenglong to conduct more plantation of trees. He further mentioned the importance of protecting trees in the catchment areas of the water reservoir for water resources.

In his encouragement speech, Panmei mentioned the World Environment Day theme ‘Only One Earth’ as an appropriate theme for today’s scenario in Tamenglong and the District is in need of replenishment of trees and forest.

This pre-event of mass tree plantation was conducted in preparation for the main event of World Environment Day 2022 that will be celebrated on June 5 at Tamenglong District HQ.

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First published:4 Jun 2022, 1:17 pm

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tamenglongonly one earthmla janghemlung panmeirain forest clubworld environment day 2022RFCcorbett foundation

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