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Environment Day should be observed round the year: J'khand guv

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Stressing the need for protection all throughout the year, Droupadi today urged people to "save water resources and forests".

Day should be observed all 365 days, not just on June 5, said while addressing people here on the concluding day of Awareness Week.

Lauding the of the NDA government, the also requested people to refrain from polluting water bodies and land with non-biodegradable products.

Urban Development Minister C P Singh, who was present at the programme, said one crore saplings had been planted last year by the

He praised NGO Vikash Bharati for organizing the Environment Awareness Week.

Ashok Bhagat, the of Vikash Bharati, said the NGO has been taking measures to save forests in the state for over three decades.

The organization would continue its efforts to keep the environment "clean and green", he added.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 17:35 IST