Imphal July 14,
Around 100 indigenous trees were planted today at Langol Punshilok for a greener place.
The plantation program was organised jointly by Kangla Enat Yokhat Lup (Kangla Facebook Group), International Sanamahism Students’ Association, Salai Taret Punshi Luptil, Kangleipak Chaokhatna Lup.
Speaking to media person President of ISSA Khaidem Bonish said that the main objective of the plantation was to obtain a greener Manipur.
Highlighting the need to save indigenous plants and trees he stressed that they have all planted the indigenous trees in the event.
This is a crucial juncture where nature and its resources are all depleted in the name of urbanisation and development, he added.
Highlighting the ways how the Meetei have preserved forest, he highlighted that the Umang Lai were made all covered with trees and plants and also a pond is a must near the area.
He lauded the steps many have taken up to plant trees for a greener place. We need to take care of the plants and trees that we have planted and leaving it abandoned will be of no use for planting, he added.
He concluded that many such activities will be taken up in the near future.
Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]
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