Environment Minister Gopal Rai
Delhi’s Environment Minister Gopal Rai has started the ‘Light lamps – no firecrackers’ campaign. The Environment Minister started this campaign by lighting lamps in his house located in Civil Lines. During this, he said that public participation is necessary to reduce pollution. Appealing to people to celebrate Diwali with lamps, he said that the aim of ‘Light Diyas – No Firecrackers Campaign’ is to stop people from burning firecrackers. Also, people have to be encouraged to celebrate Diwali with lamps.
He said that on the occasion of Diwali, Delhi’s air becomes heavily polluted due to the pollution caused by firecrackers and this pollution is very dangerous for children and the elderly. He said that the Environment Department has organized a program to spread public awareness about the ban on firecrackers – Do not burn lamps or firecrackers. This campaign was started in Delhi.
Firecrackers are completely banned
Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that this campaign to make people aware will continue till Diwali. He said that public participation is necessary to reduce pollution. Gopal Rai said that on the occasion of Diwali, there is a complete ban on manufacturing, storing, selling and burning of firecrackers.
Launch of ‘Light lamps, not firecrackers’ campaign today as part of public awareness campaign. Public participation is necessary to reduce pollution. pic.twitter.com/simiiDhL1F
— Gopal Rai (@AapKaGopalRai) November 10, 2023
Life has been saved, we have to celebrate the festival.
The Environment Minister said that to deal with pollution in Delhi during the winter season, the government is continuously working on a 15-point winter action plan with all the concerned departments. He said that it is important to save life and celebrate festivals. Will celebrate Diwali with lamps and save Delhi from pollution.
Understand environmental responsibility
He said that we want to appeal to the people and children of Delhi to light lamps and not firecrackers. All Delhiites including Residents Welfare Association (RWA), Paryavaran Mitra and Eco Club have been included in this campaign. He said that every person will have to do his part to reduce pollution. For this we have to understand our responsibility towards the environment.
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