PATNA: With an aim to protect the environment which is getting inhospitable day by day, various activities were organized in the city to mark World Environment Day on Sunday.
The Patna circle of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) planted 15 saplings, including some medicinal ones, at the archaeological site in Kumhrar. ASI superintending archaeologist Sanjay K Manjul, other archaeologists and experts on environmental issues expressed their concern over the rising pollution of environment.
Bihar State Pollution Control Board also organized a function to boost awareness about the utility of healthy environment for human beings at the Rabindra Bhawan here. The programme, themed on “Forests: Nature at your service”, was inaugurated by CM Nitish Kumar.