Kalapara celebrates World Earth Day, tree plantation stressed

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World Earth Day was celebrated in Kalapara of Patuakhali by paying homage to the river by floating flowers on banana leaves, demanding that the lost stream of the Andhramanik River, which had died due to pollution, return.

On this day, with the slogan 'Invest for our world', let the same demand be made for the environment. Polythene, plastic should be discarded. On this occasion, colorful processions were held in the city and trees were planted in the school premises. People's representatives and environmentalists said that the future will be really beautiful if everyone comes forward to protect the environment. The new generation will be able to grow up in a beautiful environment.

The day was organized on Friday by the international research institutes Worldfish and ECOFISH-2 project. A procession was taken out with the participation of students, public representatives and environmental activists. The procession from the river bank went around the main road and ended at Khepupara Government Model Secondary School premises. At this time different species of trees are planted in the school grounds.

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This news was first published on The Bangladesh Post on 22nd Apr 2022. Read the full article here