#BEATPLASTICPOLLUTION: DB Post hosts awareness drive on World Environment Day 2018

New Delhi/Bhopal: On World Environment Day 2018, DB Post hosted various events to spread awareness about the adverse effects of using plastic and demanded a ban on single-use plastic on Tuesday.

Miss Earth India 2017, Shaan Suhas Kumar, and Isha Foundation also joined the awareness drive.

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Miss Earth India 2017, Shaan Suhas Kumar, takes part in the DB Post event organised in Bhopal.

Addressing the nation on the 44th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on May 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said, “On June 5, our nation will officially host the World Environment Day 2018 celebrations. This is a very important achievement for India and also recognition of India’s growing leadership in the direction of tackling climate change.”

The Prime Minister spoke about this year’s theme – ‘#BeatPlasticPollution’ – and appealed to the citizens to not to use low-grade polythenes, plastics and try to curb the negative impact of plastic pollution on the environment, wildlife and health.

To address this global cause, DB Post held a heritage walk, cycle rally as well as a street play to create awareness about adverse effects of the use of plastic.

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