Imphal: Manipur Forest, Environment and Climate Change Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh on Friday flagged off a Motor Cycle Rally from the campus of Wal United Youth Club, Wangkhei Angom Leikai, Imphal as part of observance of World Environment day.
The Motor Cycle Rally was organized by Royal Riders Manipur to commemorate the “12th Mahousa Ima Ningsing Tha” in connection with World Environment Day 2022 under the UN theme “Only one Earth”. The environment campaign will be held for a month covering three districts of the state for tree plantation.
Biswajit, called upon the people to think and sustainably preserve the natural resources for the future generation.
He also emphasized that for the last twenty years, society has only focused on the cure of the effects of climate change without taking up the preventive measures to sustain nature.
He added that nature has given us many resources and we should try to safeguard those limited resources as our primary duty.
Further, Minister Biswajit appealed to the youths to make preservation and conservation of nature as their priority and take part in the planting of trees and to spread awareness to the local people to prevent the fast degrading natural environment.
The Minister gave assurance to provide assistance in any initiatives taken up in safeguarding the environment by Royal Riders Manipur. He firmly said that he himself will also participate in all the activities which involve sustaining nature.
Later, the Minister flagged off the teams of Royal Riders Manipur that will cover Bishnupur District, Imphal East District and Kangpokpi District for the tree plantation campaign.
R.K.Tombisana, President, Royal Riders Manipur along with 150 Royal Riders from different clubs of Manipur with the motto “Serving with adventure” participated in the opening ceremony function.