The residents of Churchgate, along with the students of K.C. College are planning a series of events and activities with an aim to save the trees.
Mumbai: The cause to save an important element of nature has brought residents and educational institutions together. Students in the city have joined residents to help spread awareness about preventing 5,000 trees from being cut down.
The residents of Churchgate, along with the students of K.C. College are planning a series of events and activities with an aim to save the trees. One of these activities being presenting a short film aimed at informing people about the probable loss of trees and its impact on the environment.
Reaching out to as many people as creatively as possible, students are also coming up with flash mobs and are participating in the movement of ‘Save 5,000 trees’ initiated by the locals of the area.
The students had also organised a social media campaign displaying 15 quotes on 15 days that began from April 1 and will end on April 15. On April 15, a flash mob at Churchgate station and Marine Drive will be performed on Saturday. “The Flash mob also includes an act which sends the message of saving trees. Our main motive as students is to help save the trees and take an initiative to show MMRC that not only the residents of Churchgate but also the students here are against this,” said Shreya Jain, student member of Rotary Club of K.C. College.”
The students also plan on tying up with various colleges and making the campaign go viral across social media. After getting the crowd’s attention through Bollywood songs, an act on saving Mumbai metro trees has also been organised. The social media campaign will include slogans and creative jpegs for the same. The short film too is scheduled to be prepared till April 1 to 5.
One of the members of the Save Trees group had stopped saved two big trees located opposite Mantralay from being chopped. The group and Churchgate locals have together been working to save trees of their area.