NAGAON, July 7 � A number of public functions were organised in different places of Nagoan district to mark World Environment Day.
Kalang Kala Kendra of Puranigudam, which is a significant organisation of Nagaon devoted to art, culture and protection of environment too observed the day. On the occasion a function was held at their main premises which was chaired by Jugananda Goswami.
Attending the function as chief guest, Chandra Bara highlighted the need to protect and increase our green cover for posterity in order to maintain a balance in the environment. Brikhya Bandhu Benu Gayan and Jatindra Muhan Bairagi attended the function as honourable guests. Both of them also stressed on environment protection to avoid a bleak future for our upcoming generation.
Kalang Kala Kendra on the same day arranged another function which was addressed by Central Youth and Sports Director Mukul Chatterjee and Deputy Director Sukhram Bishnoi. Chatterjee thanked the youth of Assam for their role in maintaining a balanced environment.
He was satisfied after spending time in Kalang Museum. He planted a sapling in the premises of Kalang Kala Kendra. Youth co-ordinator of Nagaon Nehru Yubak Kendra MA Laskar presided over the function.
The students of the locality who passed HSLC and HSSLC examination with flying colours were felicitated in the function. The organisers too planted saplings to mark the day.
National youth award winning NGO Gram Vikas Parishad also observed World Environment Day at its headquarter Rangaloo with a day-long programme. The programme started with tree plantation followed by art competition among the students.
Nazibur Rahman, co-ordinator of Arya Bhatta Vigyan Kendra, Rangaloo explained the significance of the day in the open session which was held under the presidentship of Abdul Mannaf. Local teachers Nazmul Ali, Ashwini Kumar Paul and Abdul Hashin also addressed the gathering. A short play based on preservation of environment was also presented in the function.
World Environment Day was also observed at Working Children�s School, Mairabari which is run by Gram Vikash Parishad.
Sadou Asam Gramya Puthibharal Santha, another reputed NGO of the State observed the day at the Dr BR Ambedkar Janajati Vidyapith, Barkola Adarsha Lalung Gaon. The day started with a cleanliness drive at the school premises by the students. The procession was flagged off by Dhira Majumdar, head mistress of the school.
The open session on the occasion was chaired by Badan Laskar, former principal of Borkola HS School. At the beginning, Khagen Chandra Nath, assistant secretary of the Santha explained the significance of the programme.
Indra Mohan Deka, retired principal of Borkola HS School discussed in brief about the importance of preserving the environment. The programme started with a chorus presented by the students. Rekharani Duwara presented a self-composed poem and Apurba Kumar Kakati presented a Bihu dance.