Hoardings destroying trees

ijay Nishanth, the founder of Vruksha, a non profit prganisation that works to protect trees, talks about how guidelines to put up hoardings are not being followed.He is also a member of Tree Committee in BBMP.

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Trees are often poisoned to death. Nishanth talks about how acid was poured on 17 trees in Marathahalli, to ensure visibility of hoardings. 14 of these trees died. An FIR was filed in this regard and the case has been assigned to the Lokayukta.

He talks about how all of us can get together and work towards creating awareness of the need for saving Bengaluru’s trees. He cautions against burning dry leaves in public and talks about the need for controlled fires instead.

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