Saturday, October 24, 2009

Hasiru Santhe at Sankey Tank park

Hasiru Santhe at Sankey Tank park
Bangalore, Oct 23, DH News Service:

To boost greenery in the Garden City that has lost a lot of green cover to the infrastructure projects, the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), along with the residents of Malleswaram and Sadashivanagar areas, has organised a ‘Hasiru Santhe’ on Sunday morning at Sankey Tank park.

Speaking to reporters, Malleswaram MLA C N Ashwathnarayana said, the Hasiru Santhe will start from 6.30 am on Sunday, where saplings of trees, herbs and ornamental plants will be sold in the 15 stalls, which will be set up at the event.

Along with it, information will be given on rainwater harvesting and use of solar power in daily life.


“Our main objective is to spread awareness among the masses about the importance of ground water and the need for greenery to contain global warming,” the MLA said.

Joint Director of Horticulture Department A Narayana Swamy said the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike plans to hold such Hasiru Santhe in all the 28 Assembly constituencies of the City to promote greenery


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