DC inaugurates Photo Exhibition

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, June 5: Bharat Pratibha Vikas Mandal in collaboration with IFFCO and Cultural Academy organised a Photo Exhibition on the eve of Environment Day at Kala Kendra.
Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sanjeev Verma, who was the chief guest on the occasion, inaugurated the Photo Exhibition. The exhibition will remain open till June 7.
During the exhibition, around 60 pictures raising many issues were displayed, which are speaking the truth of present and also show how wildlife is being disturbed by the act of adopted by human being.
Guldev Raj’s photo exhibition “Birds and Earth” highlighted the present condition of the water bodies of Jammu, besides this fiddling with nature, shrinking paddy land, increasing congress grass, polythene on earth, shrinking wetlands, bird’s danger from high tension wires, birds rights and many more issues were also focused.
While speaking, on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sanjeev Verma, said that the issues raised in the Photo Exhibition, are very important. Verma said that he would call the departments meeting for the safeguard of wetlands, wildlife and environment.
Savtantra Sharma, organizer, IFFCO, who was the guest of honour, while speaking, said that the Government should come forward to eradicate the congress grass from rural areas and save RS Pura basmati area too which is shrinking day by day.
Dr Randeep Singh Parihar, guest lecturer in Jammu University, said that the photographs in the exhibition were the result of many years of hard work of Guldev Raj.
Savita Bakshi, additional secretary, J&K Academy of Art Culture and Language, who was special guest, said that academy always encourage young people for artistic works.


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