The children undertook this effort to create awareness of ill-effects of plastic use and the need to create a clean environment

Special children took out an awareness rally on eradication of plastic use here last week. Children of Young Men Christian Association Special School for the Hearing Impaired, Visalakshipuram, and YMCA Special School for the Mentally Challenged, Ellis Nagar, undertook this effort to create awareness of ill-effects of plastic use and the need to create a clean environment.

R. Keerthi Priyadarshini, IAS officer, who flagged off the rally, explained how plastics, non-biodegradable materials, turned out to be a threat to the environment. She urged the students to say ‘no’ to polythene bags and non-recyclable plastic items.

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