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Saplings to be planted in Dhubri

Dhubri, June 5: Nearly 600 to 700 saplings will be planted on the road along Gadadhar river connecting Dhubri and Gauripur in a month-long programme to mark the World Environment Day.

This was announced by Dhubri divisional forest officer Mohibul Ahmed at a meeting organised near AC Barua Brick Field in Gauripur.

Ahmed said the ceremonial plantation began today and would continue till July 5. Separate funds have been earmarked for it.

The inaugural sapling was planted by Dhubri deputy commissioner Kumud Chandra Kalita.

The meeting was attended and addressed by Dhubri district and sessions judge Alokesh Bhattacharjee and chief judicial magistrate Sangita Gogoi Bora. It was presided by retired professor, Omar Ali.

This morning, nearly 300 students took out a rally with placards and festoons.

The troops of Red Horns division also organised various programmes with local people at Tamaranga Beel (wetland) near Bishnupur in Bongaigaon district on World Environment Day today.

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