Staff Reporter

KARIMNAGAR: The lady doctors of Karimnagar town, who have constituted an NGO called Rainbow, a ray of hope, have called upon the people to avoid the use of plastic bags and containers and check pollution on the occasion of World Environment Day on Friday.

In a press note, Rainbow president Dr. Akula Shailaja and general secretary Dr. Anamala Sridevi have said that the use of plastic bags was causing more harm to the environment. Plastic was one of the major pollutants causing destruction to environment in this present day lifestyle.

They also appealed to the people to avoid consuming hot food packed in plastic bags as it contains carcinogens and would cause harm to the person’s health. They also urged upon the people to plant at least one plant during this rainy season and nurture it till it grows into a full tree.