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CM Yogi kicks off Vriksharopan Jan Abhiyan by planting saplings of ‘Kalpavriksha’

Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 22 (ANI): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath kicked off the’Vriksharopan Jan Abhiyan 2023′ from Bijnor on Saturday by planting a sapling of the ‘Kalpavriksha’ on the banks of the Ganga.

Inaugurating the state-wide huge plantation drive, the Chief Minister distributed saplings to the schoolchildren and referred to as upon each particular person to plant saplings extensively to avoid wasting the atmosphere.

Earlier, he laid the inspiration stone of the Government Sanskrit Inter College at Vidur Kuti. He additionally inaugurated and laid the inspiration stones of assorted growth tasks value Rs 445 crore.

Addressing the general public gathering, the chief minister stated that Bijnor has an extended historical past courting again hundreds of years.

“This is the sacred meditation place of Mahatma Vidur, where Ganga’s son Bhishma also spent his childhood. This is the land where Lord Krishna preferred to eat ‘sarson ka saag’ (a leafy vegetable) at Mahatma Vidur’s home to Duryodhana’s ‘Malpua’, because Mahatma Vidur is a symbol of righteousness and public welfare,” the CM stated.

Yogi additional stated that with the planting of 30 crore saplings as a part of the state’s intensive plantation marketing campaign, the state is setting a brand new report right now.

Stating that Bijnor is the land of India’s historical past, the CM stated,”It is a matter of pride for me that I have got the opportunity to take forward the tree plantation campaign of 2023 from this holy place.”On this event, state authorities’s Jal Shakti Minister Swatantra Dev Singh, Forest Minister Arun Kumar Saxena, Additional Chief Secretary Forest Manoj Singh, Principal Secretary Home Sanjay Prasad, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Mamta Sanjeev Dubey, and former minister Ashok Kataria, amongst others, have been current. (ANI)