Earth Day: Narendra Modi asks people to create awareness on protecting nature

On the occasion of the Earth Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoped that awareness would be created about protecting nature and natural resources.

PTI April 22, 2017 16:39:56 IST
Earth Day: Narendra Modi asks people to create awareness on protecting nature

New Delhi: On the occasion of the Earth Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hoped that awareness would be created about protecting nature and natural resources.

Earth Day Narendra Modi asks people to create awareness on protecting nature

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI

"EarthDay is a day of gratitude to Mother Earth & a day to reiterate our firm resolve to keep our planet clean & green," he tweeted.

"It is our duty to live in harmony with the plants, animals & birds we share the Earth with. We owe this to our future generations," he added.

Modi referred to this year's theme of 'Environmental & Climate Literacy’ and hoped that it would help "create awareness on protecting nature & natural resources".

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