It’s Chipko in Bengaluru, kids hug trees to save them from axe
| Saturday | 15th February, 2020
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: Hundreds of children gathered near Sarjapur and hugged the trees that will be axed, following proposal for road widening works by the Karnataka Road Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL).
About 200 students from various schools gathered in badges between Dommasandra Circle and Varthur and hugged the trees, tied green bands around it, and expressed their love for their green friends.
Deepanjali Naik, a Member of Voice of Sarjapura said, “The trees were the children’s valentine for the day.
The stretch has about 500 trees which have indigenous and canopy trees.
We also require them to give us a good reason for the initiation of the project.”