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Environment Minister Vardhan plays 'Janak' in Ramleela

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Donning traditional silk costumes, a gleaming crown and speaking chaste Hindi, Friday assumed a different role -- legendary of -- at a event, and made sure he conveyed the message on importance of clean environment.

The tried his hand in acting at the popular Ramleela depicting the life of Lord organised by the in the sprawling grounds of the

The was almost unrecognisable with an imperial moustache, make-up and royal attire.

As he delivered his dialogues on the mega stage, slipped in the message about clean environment

In a conversation with Lord Rama, his character said, "I know you wish to live in a natural environment."

And, if air remains clean and pure, it will lead to healthy life, he said.

Before, the start of the programme, the minister also tweeted that he was going to play the role of Janak, father of

Bhojpuri and has also performed in previous here, among others.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 21:00 IST