On the occasion of World Earth Day and to mark the importance of earth to people, city’s Maharajnag Zoo authorities on Monday celebrated the day with great enthusiasm.
The Zoo staff organised various activities in the area of the park like musical chair and street play by college of Agriculture students. The visitors voluntarily participated in the event.
The street play by the students was based on the theme ‘Protect Our Species’. Dr D M Panchbhai, Zoo controller and Associated Dean of College of Agriculture was also present in the event.
Panchbhai expressed concern over increasing environmental damages and highlighted the importance of every component of nature.
Dr S S Bawaskar, In-charge of the Maharajbag Zoo while addressing the people, spoke about the importance of protecting and conserving natural resources.
Later, the Zoo authorities gave away certificates to all the participants.
The World Earth Day programme was concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Suvarna Kawalechute, Expert in life sciences.