As a part of the marketing campaign “Group as much as Clear-up. My Metropolis. My Coast. My Surroundings” being organised by the G Sq. Group and The Hindu, a seashore clean-up drive was performed at Kovalam alongside the East Coast Highway on Sunday.
Volunteers picked up plastic bottles, polythene baggage, glass items and footwear. A lot of the trash collected was plastics, which is a significant contributing issue to marine air pollution.
Actor and mannequin Ganesh Venkatram, who inaugurated the programme, reiterated that the onus of maintaining the seashores clear and inexperienced was on each citizen. Each particular person ought to change into an atmosphere soldier within the trigger, he mentioned. He joined the group of over 100 volunteers in clearing and amassing the trash.
The Environmentalist Basis of India is the data accomplice for the marketing campaign.
The same programme will probably be held at Injambakkam on March 27 and Panaiyur on April 3. These to take part within the programme can name 878656539 to register.