Bishnupur: As observed worldwide, Oinam Municipal Council has also observed “International Plastic Bag Free Day 2020” at Oinam in Bishnupur District on Friday.
An awareness rally was also carried out under the theme “Lets Pledge to keep Oinam Plastic Free” at different areas of Oinam village to practice the use of paper bags or bags made of cloths in place of plastic products at every shop in the Oinam village.
Chairperson of Oinam Municipal Council O. Sanahal Devi, Vice Chairperson O. Maoirangningthou, E.O. Th. Sony Singh, other Councilors, staff and villagers took part at the rally.
Placards written as “Stop Plastic pollution, Say no to plastic bags and plastic products, carry your own carry bags while shopping, etc.” were put up during the rally.
Flagging off the rally, Chairperson O. Sanahal said that knowing that plastic and its products have caused many deadly and incurable diseases to mankind, if we continue to use plastic and its related products, we humans will one day become the main source of many deadly diseases.
She urged to start practicing no to use plastic and its related products from within ourselves.
The rally started from Oinam Bazaar and passed through different corners of Oinam village and winds up at the starting point.