`Ten minutes to earth` enters 2nd year in Sikkim
Gangtok: `Ten Minutes to Earth`, a
plantation drive conceptualised by Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan
Chamling in which every citizen of the state were to dedicate
ten minutes to planting trees and protect the environment,
stepped into the second year today.
Governor B P Singh, the chief minister and his wife
Tika Maya Chamling planted rhododendron saplings in the
premises of Ganesktok temple here in the capital as part of
the observation of the annual event.
Over five hundred rhododendron saplings were planted
in the 4 km stretch from Ganesktok to Tashi View Point a few
kilometers from Gangtok.
The plantation drive was observed statewide and
according to the information received from the Forest
Department more than 6 lakhs saplings of various kind were
planted by students, government employees and the people.
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