Marking Grameen Phone-Channel-i Prakriti Mela, a rally was held at Town Hall premises of the town Friday morning. Mymensingh Prakriti and Jibon Club organized the programme titled “To make sound life in sound environment”.
Eminent sports and cultural personality Prof. Amir Ahmed Chowdhury Ratan; member secretary of the club and Staff Reporter of Channel-i in Mymensingh Sheikh Mohiuddin Ahmad; Azaharul Islam, an associate professor of Botany Department in Govt. Ananda Mohan College; human rights activist advocate Nazrul Islam Chunnu; staff reporter of Samokal in Mymensingh Mir Golam Mustafa; Farhad Hossain, president of Prerona, an environmental organization; environment activist AHM Motalab, Nazib Ashraf and Khandaker Sharif Ahmed addressed the rally, among others.
Convener of the club Principal Dr. Shahab Uddin presided it.
The speakers said, for a better living, there is no alternative of sound environment.
But it is a matter of great regret that our environment is being destroyed at random and in many cases, the concerned authority can not play right role to preserve the environment from being spoiled, the speakers added.
They also urged the government and people as well to be more conscious regarding the environment where we live and from where we manage our food to survive.
Later, a procession was brought out that paraded the main thoroughfares of the town.