Fbd creates world record with over 2 lakh saplings
The officials of Limca Book of Records, who were present on the occasion, announced making of the record. Altogether 2,05,000 saplings, including Alstonia, Gulmohar blossoms, Neem, Arjuna herbs, palms, <g data-gr-id="17">Kadams</g> and fruit bearing trees like Guava and Jamun, were planted during ‘The Largest Plantation’ campaign that was completed in three hours.
Launching the drive, an initiative of Faridabad-based NGO Nav Chetna Trust, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar planted a ‘Rudraksh’ sapling in the ‘Rudraksh Vatika’ at the HUDA Town Park here following which he inaugurated a ‘Green Carnival’, held on this occasion.
R B <g data-gr-id="20">Moorty</g>, representing Limca Book of Records, said certificates of the same would be sent later, once they are ready.
Khattar said the state government has a target of planting three crore saplings in the state in this season and their physical verification would be conducted in the months of September and October.