Van Mahotsav celebrated

DIGARU, Jul 6: Around 500 saplings of different tree species were planted as part of the weeklong 69th Van Mahotsav celebration here in Lohit district on Friday.
A large number of people, including Horticulture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai and government officials participated in the programme, which was organized by the Lohit forest division.
Dr Chai requested the people to plant more trees and make the area well-protected from natural calamities like flood and landslides.
Highlighting the importance of trees, DFO S Manyu sought cooperation from the public in protecting the forest areas from illegal activities. (DIPRO)