Assam celebrates World Environment Day with gusto
GUWAHATI: A day-long program is being conducted in both the official and non-official sectors of Assam today, June 5.
Some events as part of this program include cycle rallies, plantation programs, awareness programs and facilitating green heroes.
Several colleges, schools and NGOs have also taken part in the celebrations by doing their own little bit by planting trees, creating awareness etc.
A cycle rally was also held in the city today called, ‘Pedal Against Pollution’ where over 120 cyclists participated. The rally started from Guwahati Commerce College, went to Noonmati and rode back to GCC again, according to a tweet by mygovassam.
The event was flagged was off by Chandrakanta Basumatary, Brand Ambassador of the Forest department. Abhishek Gogoi, Special Olympics medalist led the cycle rally.
Cycle Rally flagoff near GCC, Image credit: @mygovassam