Tamilnadu: Rally to sensitise public to ill-effects of plastics

COIMBATORE: Residents, students and members of a citizens’ group took out a rally in the city on Sunday to sensitise the public to the danger plastics posed to the environment.

About 200 residents of Shruti Enclave at Ramanathapuram in the city and 100 students from Sri Krishna Arts and Science College and members of the Residents’ Awareness Association of Coimbatore (RAAC) took part in the rally, the association’s honorary secretary R.V. Raveendran said.

The rally was flagged off by Coimbatore Corporation’s Health Committee Chairman P. Nachimuthu.

It was organised by RAAC as part of its Alagana Kovai programme.

Principal of the college K. Sundararaman also took part in it.

The college had teamed up with RAAC for a number of events held under Alagana Kovai programme.

It had also conducted a study on the usage of plastic carry bags by people in and around Coimbatore. After the rally, ITC’s Wealth out of Waste project was launched at the enclave.

From THE HINDU

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