GUWAHATI, Nov 10 - Youth for Humanity, a Guwahati- based youth organisation, has campaigned for green Diwali with no firecrackers and appealed to others too to celebrate the festival with lights and not noise. It organised a number of programmes this week in keeping with its anti-firecracker campaign.
A special programme was held on November 8 at Kalyan Bhawan in Ganeshguri, where its members and others pledged to celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly way without firecrackers as they adversely affect health and environment. Youth for Humanity has called upon the people to celebrate the festival of lights in an eco-friendly way. It will also provide certificates to students who celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly manner.