UDALGURI, Sept 2 � Bharat Swabhiman, which is a national- level organisation working for the general welfare of the people, along with sister organisations like Hamro Swabhiman and Patanjali Yogapeeth set up by Swami Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna at Haridwar, have resolved to undertake a number of social works so as to yield maximum benefit for the countrymen in terms of environmental protection, check the threat of climate change first in India and then in other parts of the globe.
With this initiative in mind, the Udalguri district committees of Bharat Swabhiman, Hamro Swabhiman and Patanjali Yogapeeth have undertaken some dream projects to make the local villages green.
Speaking about the dream projects, R Sapkota, senior journalist of Udalguri and publicity secretary of Udalguri district committee of Hamro Swabhiman said that the three organisations would start plantation of medicinal saplings like neem (margosa) and other trees in all the revenue villages of the district in order to maintain balance of the ecology and keep the environment green in the collective interest of the next generation.
The projec will start from October 2 next, commemorating the birth anniversary of Gandhiji with the active cooperation of the Udalguri District Forest Office and district administration as a whole.
Narayan Khatiwara, �mandal prabhari� of the five districts of Udalguri, Sonitpur, Darrang, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur informed that Bharat Swabhiman is presently being encouraged by the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment for its mission green project.
A joint meeting of the three organisations held on August 31 last and chaired by Drona Chetry, president of Bharat Swabhiman Trust and Patanjali Yoga Samiti, Udalguri district, in the presence of State observer Narayan Khatiwara reorganised the two district committees, namely Bharat Swabhiman and Patanjali Yoga Samiti for smooth functioning along with inclusion of more members.
Accordingly, Gunindra Deka of Orang was selected as the general secretary of Udalguri district committee of Bharat Swabhiman and Kulen Borah, a retired teacher of Rowta was selected as president of Patanjali Yoga Samiti for Udalguri district along with Budhiman Gautam as his general secretary, Rishiram Pokhrel of Udalguri as patron and Jogen Daimary of Mazbat as district secretary of Krishak Panchayat of Bharat Swabhiman. Jonaki Boro, State observer of Mahila Patanjali Yoga Samiti also addressed the joint meeting on the occasion.