Raxaul ; Around 2,000 men, women, children and students of 30 private educational institutions including girls made one kilometre human chain from Raxaul town to no man’s land Indo- Nepal border in East Champaran district to observe World Environment Day on Sunday under the aegis of “Sarisawa river bachao andolan “ organization. All the persons participating in human chain were carrying placards to save river Sarisawa from pollution.
Prof Anil Kumar Sinha, president of `Sarisawa river bachao andolan’, said the participants were mostly boys and girls who have taken pledge to spread awareness among the general people to save environment. Their demands include cleanliness of river sarisawa, removal of clinkers from town area, stopping dumping of garbage on the bank of sarisawa river from Nepal side and also stopping sale of edible and meat on roadsides. A memorandum was submitted in this regard to the SDM, Raxaul, by the organization.
Clinker, a raw material for making cement, has been dumped at dozen of places at Raxaul to send it Nepal by the Railways.