AIZAWL, June 11 � Green Mizoram Day was observed today with ministers, legislators, government officials, students and members of NGOs planting tree saplings in various places of the State.
The main function was held in Aizawl at the ICFAI University Campus, where State Home Minister R Lalzirliana, Environment and Forests Minister H Rohluna, legislators and senior officials planted around 1,000 saplings.
Mass planting was also organised in all the seven district headquarters. � PTI
With a territorial area of 21,081 square kilometre, Mizoram has 19,117 square kilometre of forest cover while the forest area classified as very dense thick forest is merely 134 square kilometre. - PTI