World record of human chain set in Hoshangabad in Narmada Seva Yatra

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Jan 2017 12:23:23


 

Staff Reporter,

More than 25,000 people formed 125 kilometer long human chain at Narmada river ghats and at 78 places supported the ‘Namami Devi Narmade’- Seva Yatra

IN THE series of ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Seva Yatra, the biggest campaign of the country is being started to make river Narmada pollution free and to conserve environment, the citizens of Hoshangabad district has set the world record of human chain. More than 25,000 people formed 125 kilometer long human chain at Narmada river ghats and at 78 places supported the ‘Namami Devi Narmade’- Seva Yatra.


The Yatra began from Amarkantak on December 11, will enter village Umardha of Hoshangabad district on January 10. Before the Yatra, a human chain was formed on Monday in 78 places of Hoshangabad for preparations and to support the Yatra. This chain was formed at Sethani ghat, beside other ghats of Narmada river wherein social activists, businessmen, students voluntary organisations and public representatives participated enthusiastically. This human chain is the biggest ever chain formed for the conservation of river which has been included in the golden book of world record.


People administered oath to spread awareness and to make Narmada river pollution free, and to undertake plantation at the banks of Narmada. On this occasion, everyone signed in this regard and repeated the pledge. Human chain was formed in the presence of Member of Parliament Uday Pratap Singh, MLA Vijaypal Singh, President Nagar Palika Akhilesh Khandelwal and Collector Avinash Lavaniya at Sethani Ghat. Moreover, human chain was formed at Vivekanand ghat in the presence of Chairman Madhya Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation and Vice President of ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Seva Yatra Shiv Choubey. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi will accord reception to the Yatra on January 10 in village Umardha of Hoshangabad district. Minister of State and District In-charge Suryaprakash Meena and other public representatives will be present on the occasion.