Earth Day observed in city

Earth Day observed in city

The city held many events to celebrate Earth Day 2017, promoting environment protection and sustainable lifestyles.

Lithium Urban Technologies and Mahindra Electric promoted electric vehicles in a ‘Quit Smoking, Drive Electric’ yatra. Over a hundred vehicles, including many personal vehicles, took part in the yatra which was flagged off from Royal Orchid Hotel, HAL Airport Road. Bangalore University’s Department of Geography celebrated World Earth Day by planting saplings in the campus. They cleared the campus of plastics and watered the plants.The Green Path, Malleswaram organised an organic millet fair inaugurated by freedom fighter H S Doreswamy and actor Shweta Prasad.