Congress general secretary incharge for Madhya Pradesh Randeep Singh Surjewala said, "Under BJP's rule in Madhya Pradesh being born as a girl is a curse."
On World Environment Day, politicians across parties greeted the people on the occasion and urged them to take a pledge to keep their ecology clean and healthy.
Leading from the front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the people of the nation, saying “let us ensure that our future generations live in a clean planet”.
“Greetings on World Environment Day. Together, let us ensure that our future generations live in a clean and green planet, in harmony with nature”, the PM Modi tweeted.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 5, 2018
On the occasion, the Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that plastic is convenient, but it chokes the earth, for ages to come; kills thousands of animals, marine lives. Give up plastic; at least refuse, if you can’t re-use it.
Plastic is convenient, but it chokes the earth, for ages to come; kills thousands of animals, marine lives. Give up plastic; at least refuse, if you can’t re-use it. #BeatPlaticPollution, #WED2018, #GreenGoodDeeds, @WED2018India, @UNEnvironment, @ErikSolheim, @moefcc pic.twitter.com/MzaMTrX5VE
— Dr. Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) June 5, 2018
Be a #GreenWarrior to protect & conserve the environment, every single person counts. This is our moral responsibility towards #MotherEarth & coming generations. #BeatPlasticPollution, #GreenGoodDeeds, @WED2018India, @UNEnvironment, @ErikSolheim, @moefcc pic.twitter.com/SHYBK6WNDg
— Dr. Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) June 5, 2018
While, Congress leader and Parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor added a philosophical touch to his greeting.
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) June 5, 2018
On World Environment Day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked people to pledge to “beat plastic pollution”.
Today is World Environment Day. Following this year’s theme, let us pledge to ‘beat plastic pollution’. Let us pledge to make every day #WorldEnvironmentDay
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) June 5, 2018
Congress Party in a tweet said, “The Earth doesn’t belong to us but, we belong to the Earth”.
— Congress (@INCIndia) June 5, 2018
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, while sharing a Mahatma Gandhi quote on Earth, said that this World Environment Day “let us reaffirm our commitment to protect the nature and its resources for a safer, cleaner and a more prosperous future”.
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed”. – Mahatma Gandhi
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) June 5, 2018
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a tweet said, ” let us raise awareness among the people for a cleaner and greener environment that can lead us to sustainable development”.
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) June 5, 2018
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that environment plays a vital role in our lives and asked people to “pledge to collectively work in the direction of saving our Earth”.
Environment plays a vital role in our lives. On #WorldEnvironmentDay, let’s pledge to collectively work in the direction of saving our Earth, its environment and precious natural resources to keep our beloved planet clean and green. pic.twitter.com/Sjs4t7M97L
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) June 5, 2018
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured that his state will contribute more towards protecting the environment.
Reaffirming our commitment for environment protection on #WorldEnvironmentDay !
We are moving ahead towards #PlasticBan in phases.
It is great that this year India is the global host & Beat #PlasticPollution is the theme.
I assure the world that Maharashtra will contribute more! pic.twitter.com/rZ9o1pvEui
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) June 5, 2018
Union Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said that a healthy planet is essential for a prosperous and peaceful future.
A healthy planet is essential for a prosperous and peaceful future. This #WorldEnvironmentDay, invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife & our own health. pic.twitter.com/QAgqVsPtfZ
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) June 5, 2018
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that on the occasion of World Environment Day let’s remind ourselves of the need to protect and preserve our environment, to secure the future.
On the occasion of #WorldEnvironmentDay let’s remind ourselves of the need to protect and preserve our environment, to secure the future.
— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) June 5, 2018
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said it’s time to go beyond words and take responsibility to beat plastic pollution. Let us vow to refuse, re-use and reduce single use plastics in our daily routines.
On #WorldEnvironmentDay, here’s a sobering reminder of what our actions are doing to our environment. It’s time to go beyond words and take responsibility to #BeatPlasticPollution. Let us vow to refuse, re-use and reduce single use plastics in our daily routines. https://t.co/aCUpj1S9lZ
— Jyotiraditya Scindia (@JM_Scindia) June 5, 2018
Union Minister Harsimrat Badal said that to have a good society, it is our duty to safeguard the environment for a healthy, clean &green tomorrow.
“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment” – Margaret Mead. To have a good society, it is our duty to safeguard the environment for a healthy, clean &green tomorrow. This #WorldEnvironmentDay let’s pledge to grow more trees, reduce plastic usage & save more water. pic.twitter.com/aKN9bligIK
— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) June 5, 2018
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav said that we should do our part to beat pollution, protect and preserve the ecosystem on planet Earth.
.Today we all must pledge to do our part to beat pollution, protect & preserve wonderful ecosystems on planet earth. Let’s clean up our environment and be the change for a happier and healthier future. pic.twitter.com/re5bxW7FcX
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) June 5, 2018
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that “the earth is our common home, and there is no greater imperative for us than its protection.
On #WorldEnvironmentDay, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the destiny of humans is entwined with how we take care of our environment. The earth is our common home, and there is no greater imperative for us than its protection. pic.twitter.com/ohAQj7WvZ4
— CMO Kerala (@CMOKerala) June 5, 2018
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray shared documentary film on Twitter saying that the day we start looking our city, villages, roads and forest as our own and “begin to look after them in a befitting way, that day would be the real celebration” of World Environment Day.
Our city,villages,rivers, roads,forests.The day we start looking at this as our own, and begin to look after them in a befitting way, that day would be the real celebration of #WorldEnvironmentDay
In 2014, in a docu-film, I had stated this. Do have a look.https://t.co/doEXGpozC4
— Raj Thackeray (@RajThackeray) June 5, 2018