Imphal: Royal Riders Manipur, an Imphal bases bike riders group, on Friday, launched its motor cycle rally to commemorate its 12th edition of Mahousa Ima Ningsing Tha, an environment campaign in connection with World Environment Day 2022 under the UN theme “Only one Earth”.
The environment campaign will be held for a month covering Bishnupur, Imphal East, and Kangpokpi districts of the state for tree plantation.
Forest, environment and climate change minister Thongam Biswajit Singh, flagged off the rally from the campus of Wal United Youth Club, Wangkhei Angom Leikai, Imphal.
R.K.Tombisana, president, Royal Riders Manipur along with 150 Royal Enfield riders from different clubs of Manipur with the motto “Serving with adventure” participated in the opening ceremony function.
Biswajit encouraged the people to think and sustainably preserve the natural resources for the future generation. He also emphasized that for the last twenty years, society has only focused on the cure of the affects of climate change without taking up the preventive measures to sustain nature.
“Nature has given us many resources and we should try to safeguard those limited resources as our primary duty,” the minister said.
Biswajit appealed to the youth to make preservation and conservation of nature as their priority and take part in plantation of trees and to spread awareness to the local people to prevent the fast degrading natural environment.
The minister gave assurance to provide assistance in any initiatives taken up in safeguarding the environment by Royal Riders Manipur. He said he himself will also participate in all the activities which involves in sustaining the nature.