Indian Rapper 'Raftaar' Wore Hoodie with Jadav Payeng's Picture; Calls him Real Icon
GUWAHATI: Raftaar Indian rapper, music composer, and television personality was recently seen wearing a hoodie with Jadav Payeng’s picture on it.
He took to his Instagram and wrote, “Jadav “Molai” Payeng from Assam, India. The man on my hoodie single handedly planted 1360 acres of trees. Starting in 1979 the forest is now called MOLAI forest. To know more about him watch the video in my highlights.
AB HAR DIN EK REAL ICON. styled and customised by @aviksha.s”
The hoodie is styled and customised by Aviksha S.
It is to be mentioned that Jadav Molai Payeng is an environment activist and forest worker from Jorhat.
Over the course of past several years, he planted and tended trees on a sandbar of the river Brahmaputra turning it into a forest reserve.
He was awarded the Padma Shri award by the government of India in 2015.
Payeng the Forest Man of India was also conferred with the prestigious Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award on February 29 in New Delhi for his consistent efforts in creating a real man-made forest through massive reforestation.