Chandigarh, November 8, 2019: The 5th year students of University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh performed 8 different street plays on the theme environment spreading awareness about increasing pollution, deforestation, wastage of water and the adverse effects of the same at Sector 17 plaza Sukhna lake from 4th -7th November.
The plays titled Parivartan, Surat Badalni Chahiye, Prakriti se Panga and Trahimaam were performed at sector 17 plaza and the plays titled Vote for Vatavaran, Krishi Sangrakshan, Prakritika Darpan and Umeed were performed at Sukhna lake. The students through the medium of Nukkad Nataks encouraged the public to save our mother earth by conserving resources and banning the use of single use plastic.
The students of UILS, Panjab University also conducted a survey on effectiveness of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was conducted in Sector 15, 24 and 37 of Chandigarh. An analysis of the collective data of the concerned area brought out that-
Around 80% (1089) of the people in the sample space knew about the Mission, and still about 75% (947) people felt the need of improvement in the policies.
About 55% (638) People in the sector feel there are enough dustbins available around, while other negate it or aren’t sure.
35% (364) of the population is not at all aware of the concept of single use plastic and is continuing to use the same.