Harwan, July 27: A massive sanitation drive cum Environmental Awareness Programme was conducted at Astan Marg Dara on Tuesday by Dara Environment Action Committee which was actively supported by Police Station Harwan, PHAAK Development Forum and Wildlife Conservation Fund.
A large number of locals and imminent citizens participated in this drive and collected the solid waste, polythene bags, plastic material, Junk food wrappers etc and proper disposal of the said waste was ensured by the organisers.
The participants appreciated the initiative and pledged to support making Astan Marg green and clean.
During the awareness session, importance of ODF Sustainability, single use of plastics, anti- polythene drives, scientific solid waste management etc were highlighted by the programme organizers.
The organizers assured to make sure that no concrete constructions are allowed in this area and tourism infrastructure will be build on Eco-friendly lines only.
The locals also appealed the LG Administration to demolish the encroachments and demarcate the Kah Charai land.
Those who participated in the event include SHO police station Harwan Mohammad Ayoub , Prominent Social Activist Peer Bilal, RTI Activist and President TAAK Farooq Kuthoo, Environment Activist Dr G.A Bhat, Chairman PHAAK Development Forum Dr GM Rather, Environmental Lawyer Nadeem Qadri, Social activists Dr Fayaz Loan, Dr Abdul Hamid , Rauf Rather and many others. (CNS)