On Tuesday, and ‘Bhaloo' and ‘Sheru' will hand out ‘passports' to a new republic. In its fight against deforestation, Greenpeace is launching the ‘Republic of Junglistan', a virtual country, at the Government Aquarium in Cubbon Park here.

The event is being organised in order to create awareness among people about the increased mining activities by the Government under the pretext of generating electricity for the multiplying population.

Students from various schools are expected to be present at the event. A Greenpeace spokesperson said the event was aimed at creating awareness about this issue and to gather people's support to fight against deforestation.

The ‘Republic Of Junglistan' will be launched at 11 a.m. at the Government Aquarium.