Campaigns

Apart from handling major environmental cases he is working actively to create environmental awareness through seminars, conferences, ‘Green Marches’, tree plantation and field actions at the grass roots level.

So far he has covered more than 2500 kms by way of Green Marches and succeeded in getting more than 7.5 lakhs of trees planted by mobilizing local people and students

First ‘GREEN MARCH’ was organized covering a distance of about 300 kms from Jammu to Srinagar in J & K State in May, 1989. Thousands of people participated during the GREEN MARCH at different places. The dangers of deforestation and the necessity of protection of ecology and environment were highlighted. The people were made aware of their rights and social obligations and solutions to their problems were chalked out.

Second Green March was organized in June, 1990 from Kurukshetra — Shimla- Mandi in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Thousands of people were made aware of the dangers of pollution and environmental degradation in the state of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Similarly in the later years green marches were organized in parts of Haryana, U.P, J& K, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for creating wider awareness on the need for the protection of cultural heritage and environment.

Launched ‘National Rivers Protection Campaign’ in January 1998 at Varanasi. Subsequent programmes held at Mathura-Vrindavan, Faridabad, Cuttak, Kanpur etc. Environmental awareness programmes were held in cities and towns along the major rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, Brahamani etc. by involving the local people, school/ college students, NGOs, officials and concerned citizens.