Assam Govt to Organise Street Plays in 31 Districts on June 5
A street play titled 'Plastic Eru Prithivi Gorhu' will be staged in the all district of the state.
GUWAHATI: On June 5, 2023, the Department of Environment and Forest of the Government of India, in collaboration with the Directorate of Cultural Affairs, will organise a street play in honour of World Environment Day in an effort to raise public awareness about the need to create a plastic-free environment. Assam's Minister for Cultural Affairs, Bimal Borah, made this announcement on Saturday.
Borah announced during a press conference at Rabindra Bhawan that "a street play titled 'Plastic Eru Prithivi Gorhu' will be staged in the all district of the state."
Speaking on organizing the street play, Borah taking to Twitter said, “World Environment Day is organised to generate awareness, encourage action, and foster a sense of global responsibility towards the environment. It also reminds us that every individual has the power to make a positive impact and that collective action is essential for a greener and healthier planet. To keep the world beautiful, we have to work towards creating a plastic-free environment and Street plays can be powerful tool for conveying important messages and engaging with the community for the same.”
“On the occasion of World Environment Day on 5 June 2023, Street play titled “প্লাষ্টিক এৰো পৃথিবী গঢ়ো” will be organised under the initiative of the Department of Environment and Forest of the GoA in association with the Directorate of Culture Affairs to create awareness among the people about creating a plastic free environment. The play will be performed on the same day in all the districts. Such events and initiatives play a crucial role in fostering environmental consciousness and promoting sustainable practices.”
In order to raise awareness and encourage environmental action, World Environment Day, which falls on June 5, attracts millions of people nationwide. This year, the World Environment Day is expected to be observed in 2023 with a focus on the Mission LiFE, according to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of the Government of India. At the World Leaders' Summit in Glasgow during the UNFCCC COP26 in 2021, the Prime Minister presented the idea of LiFE, or Lifestyle for the Environment, when he made a strong appeal for the adoption of sustainable lifestyle and practises on a worldwide scale. In the lead-up to the festivities, there will be widespread mobilising on LIFE across the nation.