Friendly football match with the theme say no to plastics

Friendly football match with the theme say no to plastics

Itanagar, May 13: With an aim to promote plastic free Capital, the District Administration Capital Complex today organised a friendly football match between the DC-XI and IMWA-XI on the occasion of Mothers day today with the theme ‘say no to plastic’.
Chief Secretary Satya Gopal stressed that it’s high time that people should learn to say no to plastics and lauded the District Administration for their initiative to promote the same. As every day is a Mothers Day, the CS stressed that lets take this day to dedicate to our mothers and take the pledge of saying no to plastics.He also stressed that people should promote paper bags, jute bags and other substitutes in place of plastics and asked the IMWA President Yumlam Achung also to ensure the same in markets. Later, he congratulated the team players and asked them to maintain the spirit of the game and to continue with the theme of Saying no to plastics in their daily life as well.
DC Prince Dhawan informed that prior to enforcing plastic ban it is necessary that people should be aware about how it is affecting the environment and should learn to live without it so the match is an effort to create awareness regarding the same. As the day is an important one, what could be better than to gift mother earth with a pledge to say no to plastics, said the DC.
The DC further sought the cooperation of IMWA in its endeavour to say no to plastics.