Sonth organises anti-pollution drive in Srinagar

“Commuters were asked by volunteers to turn off their vehicles at red lights."
“Commuters were asked by volunteers to turn off their vehicles at red lights." File/GK

Srinagar: Sonth, a non-profit environmental conservation group run by students held a drive here.

In a statement, Sonth said the drive was aimed at bringing down the levels of air pollution in Srinagar, which sees a severe jump in the winter season.

“Commuters were asked by volunteers to turn off their vehicles at red lights. In this regard, posters were also distributed among people to bring down the levels of air pollution and mitigate the effects of air pollution and climate change in particular,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, an open space regarding the discussion of the issues like climate change, plastic pollution, and air pollution was shared with common people, where people were given a chance to participate and speak about the different climate crises and their effects on common people.

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