CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu launched the ‘Hategi Fulnu, Lautegi Charagah’ campaign

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  • CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu launched the ‘Hategi Fulnu, Lautegi Charagah’ campaign on the occasion of World Forestry Day.
  • The campaign ‘Hategi Fulnu, Lautegi Charagah’ aims at sensitizing people about forest fire prevention and the bad effects of lantana weed — a flowering shrub that infests pastures and farmland and leads to breathing issues.
  • CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that forest fire incidents, mainly during summers, result in the loss of huge forest wealth worth crores including wildlife.
  • The Chief Minister flagged off forest fire awareness vehicles to sensitize the community and stakeholders about the effects of forest fires and spread awareness about the preservation and conservation of forest wealth and measures to be adopted to eradicate weeds. The campaign would conclude on March 28.

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