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Kolkata’s cricket club does its bit for environment

 Agencies |  2016-06-06 23:21:07.0  |  Kolkata

The NCC planted saplings at Eden Gardens as well as other grounds in Kolkata Maidan on the occasion of World Environment Day.

“On Sunday, being the World Environment Day, we thought of encouraging young budding cricketers about awareness and the role they can play as youth of the country in balancing nature by way of planting of trees and nurturing it”, NCC President Avishek Dalmiya said in a release.

“We are also extremely impressed with the green initiative conceived by BCCI President, Mr. Anurag Thakur. The moves would help in preserving and improving the environment,” he added.

“Apart from planting plenty of Saplings at the iconic Eden Gardens and other grounds in Kolkata Maidan, the initiative also included ‘Take a walk to Dump’ programme, which featured distribution of waste bins”, NCC Secretary Niraj Kajaria said. 

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