Rakhis to be round trees to save environment

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 21:42

Patna: In a novel way to promote
environmental awareness, Bihar government would organise a
state-level programme for tying rakhis around trees on the
occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
Those tying rakhis would also pledge to protect the
green cover in their areas, Deputy Chief Minister S K Modi
told reporters here on Tuesday.
``We have decided to hold a function at ECO park here
where the visitors will be allowed entry free of cost on the
occasion of Raksha Bandhan,`` he added.


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First Published: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 21:42

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