Forest Department, Thoubal Division, planted saplings at Khongjom War Memorial Complex on Wednesday as a part of the 69th Van Mahotsova week celebration.
Taking part in the observance the MLA of Wangjing Tentha AC P.Brojen said the widespread tree plantation campaign being taken up all over Manipur is part of an effort to reverse the effect of adverse climatic changes and deforestation.
The voluntary participation of the public are committed to planting trees and protecting the environment is an omen that after some years our place will be covered in greeneries again.
Arung Bajpal IFS Chief Conservator Forest, Deputy Conservator Forest Rk.Amarjit IFS, Deputy Commissioner Thoubal Haobam Rosita IAS, ADM Thoubal, L.Radhakanta Superintendent of Police Thoubal Goutam and Forest Department, Thoubal division staff also participated in the plantation programme.
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