The Muppets show delivers a non-plastic message
In addition to various cultural activities and star nights, Rose Festival in Chandigarh it was also about creating social awareness against plastic pollution. Volunteers of the NGO Yuvsatta celebrated a Swachhta the Muppets show to spread the message. The event was organized in collaboration with the UT environment department and with the theme 'Say no to single-use plastic'. The Muppeteer Sameer Kumar wove a story around the cleaning topic. The muppets were based on cartoon characters.
Debendra Dalai, director of the environmental department at UT, said: Although plastic things are prohibited and fines also exist for delinquents, there is still a lot to complete. Pramod Sharma, coordinator of Yuvsatta added that three puppet shows titled 'Swacch Chandigarh-Green Chandigarh' were made to promote green life.