Rakhis to be round trees to save environment

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.

Updated: Aug 09, 2011, 21:42 PM IST

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.

PTI