A tree plantation drive, titled ‘Meri Dilli Hari Bhari Dilli, will be initiated on the 19th of June to mark the birthday of party president Rahul Gandhi informed a senior member of the Congress party.
This will also emerge as a step to tackle the worsening situation of air pollution in national capital Delhi.
“Pollution rate has increased in the last five years and the Delhi government is totally responsible for this. Delhi Congress President Sheila Dikshit and its members have decided to launch a plantation drive on Rahul Gandhi’s birthday,” said Rajesh Lilothia, working president of the DPCC.
Lilothia added that such a tree plantation drive is necessary to fight the problem of pollution.
“In this program, we will request residents and spread awareness among people of Delhi to plant trees,” he said.
He also informed that the DPCC workers will be visiting every block to boost the rate of participation.