India pledges to save environment on Earth Day
Visakhapatnam / Leh, April 23 (ANI): Hundreds of people celebrated ‘Earth Day’ in key port city of Visakhapatnam by participating in a walk and pledging to protect the environment. People from different walks of life joined the march to create awareness on environmental pollution and its prevention on the theme-‘It’s Our Turn to Lead’, galvanizing people to pledge Acts of Green. Officials of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board also took part in the rally which was inaugurated by district collector of Visakhapatnam N Yuvaraj. A participant, S Vijaya Kumar, said the environment is changing rapidly everyday due to selfish anthropogenic activities. Meanwhile, students in Leh district in n Jammu and Kashmir also marked the day by organizing a march and planting saplings.
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