On Tuesday, Guru Nagari Amritsar Celebrated Its 440th Foundation Day. As We All Know That On this Occassion Eco Sikh And Eco Amritsar Organised A March, which Was Started From Sri Akal Takhat Sahib and Culminate At Ram Bagh Garden. Citizens Take Part In This March and Discuss Various Environmental Issues.Head Of Eco Amritsar Gunbir Singh Told That Amritsar Is Facing severe Environmental Challenges.
City Had Been Named as one of the 20 most polluted cities in the world and there was only 1 per cent of forest area Left In Its Mapped Ecology.Stating, Amritsar is our identity and we are known because of this city which was established by Guru Ram Das so it becomes duty of every Amritsari to celebrate the day and pay respect to Guru.Plantation drive would be launched for making city’s environment healthy and provide much needed green cover. The aim is to make residents realise the value of the city and how they should maintain it.”The purpose of the activities is to engage the citizens actively in the process of re-inventing Amritsar as a clean, green and progressive city. We need to have a caring attitude towards the city’s natural resources.We encourage the maxim: Amritsar: My City, My Pride, My Responsibility,” added Gunbir Singh. We would continue to hope that these efforts ultimately inspire citizens and pilgrims to care for the city’s ecology and preserve it for future generations.Also, Narinder Sharma, a Shiv Sainik, informed that they had organised eight Havna Yajnas simultaneously at different temples to mark the foundation of Amritsar.
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