Peoples Friends Foundation observed World Environment Day 2014 on 5th June2014 at Shraddhanjali Kanan Park, Guwahati with a message to protect our Environment and Nature. The event was thronged by numerous celebrities and eminent personalities that included, ADGP, Assam Police, Mr. Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.
Noted singer Sangeeta Kakati, renowned film and theater artiste Zerifa Wahid, Poet and Writer, Swapnali Mahanta, Additional S.P., Assam Police, Mr. Biraj Das among all. Social figures like Mr. P. K. Agarwalla, Social entrepreneur and Social worker, Anil Sharma and Heramba Borah. Officials from other organizations like CPRO of NHPC Mr S Muruguppan, Deputy Manager, NHPC Mr. Akan Choudhury and Asst. Manager, NHPC, Pulok Deka along with Anudita Raha from Bitchem increased the stature of the event with their gracious presence. Plantation of saplings was done by the dignitaries on the occasion. Saplings were distributed to people as well. A souvenir, GREEN TALK, was released on the occasion by ADGP, Assam Police Mr Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.
On the sidelines of this noble event, the prizes of quiz, essay and art competition that was held on 1st June, 2014 under the banner of Peoples' Friend Foundation were also distributed here today. Starting with the art competition in Group A the first, second and third positions were occupied by Bhaowat K. Bhattacharjee, Shweta Triveni Lahkar and Dixit Barman respectively. In Group B, the first position was held by Angana Bhagawati, second by Mintu Gogoi and third jointly by Tumon Thakuria and Sangit Sagar Kashyap. In Group C, Barsha Das, Utsav Bora and Bornali Barman, held the first, second and third position respectively.
Shifting to the category of essay writing, in group A there wasn't any participant whereas in category of Group B there was only a single participant, noting to which Dhurbiyan Konwar from Group B, was awarded a consolation prize. While in Group C, the first position was held by Barsha Das whereas Disha Thakuria and Nilanjana Parashar, occupied the second and third positions respectively. Himangshu Tamuli and Anita Borgohain were given consolation prizes. The associate partners for this event were BITCHEM, PCBA, NHPC, DATAMATION, PARKER, BOOKLAND PUBLICATION, MEDIAHYPE, and THE NORTH EAST TRAILBLAZER. While NEWSTIME ASSAM, ASOMIYA PRATIDIN led the helping hand as media partners.
The organizers and supporters expressed utmost gratitude and satisfaction to all participants and supporters for making the event a success and standing for a cause.