In a move to enhance beautification under its continuous Go Green Campaign, Maram Union and Maram Students’ Union had planted fruit and flower bearing plants in and around Mystic Lizai Lake (Sadim Pukhri) premises in Manipur’s Senapati district.
According to Maram Union, various plants including Cherry, Rhododendron, Mango, etc were planted in addition to the existing natural varieties of trees surrounding this beautiful natural lake since Friday.
The plantation was carried out in support of Senapati Forest Division, Government of Manipur.
Significantly, the date of starting the plantation on June 19 was specifically chosen in commemoration of Manipur Maharaja Sanajoaba Leishemba contesting the Rajya Sabha on the same date, stated a press release.
On June 14, Maram Union team visited Royal Palace, Sanakonung in Imphal to show solidarity.
Maram Union general secretary Pungdi P Celestine said the site of plantation at Lizai Lake (Sadim Pukhri) bears historical significances between Meitei Royals, its Prince and Maram forefathers.
The lake is situated on a hilltop, with its natural source of water that feed on the lake throughout the year.
Earlier, Maram Union Official had planted a tree sapling in the name of Maharaja Sanajoaba Leishemba.
Invocation was pronounced by union vice- president.
Significances of plantation at site on the specific date and bringing of unity by such activity of plantation at the site, was shared by union president, Raisong and MKS president, Bosco Kashung T respectively.
The event was moderated by Maram Union General Secretary Pungdi.
MKS had been continuously undertaking various environmental activities and tree plantation in Mara areas and Senapati district headquarters since 2009.