It is our shared responsibility to keep the water of river and lake clean especially by installing Lord Ganesha in a tree.
Surat : Environmentalist Viral Desai, also known as the Green Man, founded ‘Tree Ganesha’ for the past six years, celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi as a devotional festival as well as a cleanliness and environmental protection awareness campaign. Due to his efforts, this Ganesha festival, known as ‘Tree Ganesha’ in Surat and South Gujarat, is very popular among the youth and children, where greenman Viral Desai interacts with thousands of students for ten days and educates them about cleanliness, environment conservation and education.
Initially, every year ‘Tree Ganesha’, known for its prominent theme of cleanliness and environmental protection, this year’s theme is ‘Amritpath’ in which detailed information about the environmental measures taken by the central government in the last ten years is given to the students and environment-loving youth. On entering the ‘Tree Ganesha’ pandal, Lord Ganesha has been installed in the branches of a big tree and by creating a tree statue, the message has been given that the trees around us are also very important. Trees are the soul and life of human life. Trees reduce air pollution and increase well-being. It is our shared responsibility to keep the water of river, lake or lake clean especially by installing Lord Ganesha in a tree. A towering hoarding near the main stage reads, ‘Safe India, Clean India, Green India’..! 360 degree cleanliness is given importance in this Ganesh pandal, where not only the soil, but also the cleanliness of water, air and global climate is given utmost emphasis.