The Sunday Morning at places like Law College Square, Dharampeth, Civil Lines and Ravi Nagar seemed crowded as the city witnessed the silent agitation against the growing pollution in Nagpur called Lie Down Strike. In this event, more than 200 citizens at each place as named above were seen particularly in the areas of Bharat Nagar in Nagpur. The citizens irrespective of the party, NGOs, or group participated in the silent agitation. Along with the citizens the professionals like Town planners, civil engineers, and builders from the city also participated.
During the silent agitation, the event also witnessed voices against a number of issues related to the environment. It also touched the tree cutting exercise at Aarey Colony from the people participating in the event. People with different placards having messages for pollution control measurements due to the alarming losses of 33 percent of gree cover in the city. The recently conducted study by NEERI for NMC revealed these alarming issues.
The people participated in the event also claimed that they have been active against the menace of air pollution in the city and have even touched the people of the concerned department. A large number of youngsters even participated in the event and they helped to create awareness about the lethal issues in the city. You can check the photos shared by the organizers to understand the response it has got in the media. Stay tuned to know more about it and others only with us.If you have participated in the event, share your views with us.