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State observes World Wetlands Day 2016

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LDA and Anouba Mangal Foundation organized the World Wetlands Day 2016 at Sendra Public Ground on the theme Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods selected to demonstrate the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity and specifically their relevance towards achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals. Students from various schools around Moirang scoured the area and cleaned up the polluting litters. A boat rally with around 50 participants also cleaned up the lake. Works Minister Kh Ratan was present at the observation function as President. T Mangibabu MLA & Chairman- PDA, I Ibohalbi -MLA Oinam, N Loken -MLA Nambol and S Bira -MLA Kumbi were the Guests of Honour. Resource persons Dr Shamungou and Dr Dhanabir Laishram- Social Scientist also expressed their views on the deteriorating environmental conditions in the state and suggestions to address them. In his presidential speech, Works Minister Kh Ratan elaborated on the three types of crisis we are facing at present- food, fuel & Environment, stressing on the importance of conservation of our environment. He also points out the increasing pollution along Nambul river causing health hazards to people residing along the areas and the public. 

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