A man has pledged to plant around one lakh trees in his lifetime. Saleem Murichandy has planted approximate 2,400 plants across two districts on World Environment Day on June 05 in Kerala's Kozhikode. He did plantation in Cheekkonnu area of Kozhikode. He is trying to make tree planting a culture by distributing plants in public gatherings.
Animal lovers provided food and water to birds on World Environment Day. Ambala MLA Aseem Goyal distributed bird feeders to 50 social organisations on the occasion. He also urged people to protect environment for future generations.
On the occasion of World Environment Day 2020, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb participated in plantation drive. He planted sapling of amrapali tree at his office. CM urged everyone to come forward and plant saplings and take care of them.
As the World Environment Day is being observed today, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mark the day with their special posts about environment and the Earth. Madhuri Dixit Nene threw light on the improved air quality of the country during the lockdown. She posted a video that showed the stark difference between the air quality of the national capital Delhi before and after COVID-19 related travel restrictions. Actor Ajay Devgn marked the World Environment Day by posting a picture of him and his son Yug Devgn swimming and soaking up the sun. Ajay's star wife Kajol, on the other hand, posted a picture of herself planting saplings with her son, her superstar mother Tanuja, and sister Tanisha Mukherjee. Actor Shraddha Kapoor also posted a powerful message for her followers on the World Environment day. The World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren planted sapling on the occasion of World Environment Day. Ceremony was held at Ranchi's Van Bhawan on June 5. "Today world is talking about environment, I feel it is necessary as it has been affected due to malpractices. We know Jharkhand is rich in biodiversity. Government Departments are doing their best for saving environment and we should all participate," CM Soren added.
India's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Rajiv Kumar Chander has commented on the ongoing developments in Hong Kong and stated that they are closely monitoring the developments as a large Indian community resides there. "Given the large Indian community that makes Hong-Kong its home, India has been keeping a close watch on recent developments, we have heard several statements expressing concern on these developments. We hope the relevant parties will take into account these views and address them properly, seriously and objectively," said Chander.
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