Ranchi, July 22: On the occasion of tree plantation drive by all the MLAs of Jharkhand in the under-construction Legislative Assembly premises, Chief Minister Mr. Raghubar Das said that the Govt. is seriously trying to locate land where people can plant seedlings in the name of their ancestors.
Taking it to be a pioneering step, he said that it will inspire people across the state to plant trees. The CM said it while planting seedlings with Governor Mrs. Draupadi Murmu and Speaker Dinesh Oraon in the Legislative Assembly premises under-construction.
Relating it with the Indian culture and tradition, he said that trees protect water, forest as well as land which are our heritage. Jharkhand is known for her trees, hills, rivers and natural resources and we have to preserve them. He appealed to the people to plant a seedling before 31st July.
On this occasion, Legislative Assembly Speaker Mr. Dinesh Oraon said that the legislative assembly building is scheduled to be completed till March, 2019 is expected to be completed in December 2018.
Leader of Opposition, Govt. of Jharkhand Mr. Hemant Soren, Ministers, MLAs, Principal Secretaries / Secretaries of different departments and dignified people were present on this occasion.