Below are the shared plans as how Sikhs are taking action during the week of March 14 to pay tribute to Guru Har Rai Sahib.
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TIMELINE FOR SIKH ENVIRONMENT DAY-2018
Sikh Environment Day 2018 is a mode to give back to your Mother “Earth”. Every year we come up with some different ideas for celebrating this day, but we definitely require your participation as well. Please let us know your plans, and inspire us (and Sikhs around the world) with your actions.
Targeting the following
- 21 Indian States
- 19 countries
Village Har Raipur
A massive plantation drive will be conducted by a dedicated group of people at Village Har Raipur, Bathinda. Sangat from Village Har Rai pur have created saplings by themselves which will be planted along the roaddside. This group will be createing awareness among the people from all age groups. They will be carrying plants on cycles to the site where plantation will be done.
Phase I Gurdwara, Mohali
Abhineet Kaur from Mohali Phase I gurdwara will be carrying out celebrations with help of management committee and will holding a katha kirtan diwaan , ceremonial tree plantation and distribution of boota prashad.
Ek tu hi society
Gagandeep Kaur from Ek tu hi Society will be holding a Green diwaan in two gurdwaras nearby. Also, they will be putting up a stall for boota prashad and will make people aware of the climate change occurring on Earth due to human actions. A plantation drive will be carried out in the barren land. They will take this celebration to April where they will hold seminars with schools along with screening of the movie ” A Little Gardener”.
A massive boota prashad will be conducted at Village Tajpur Bet. Out of these, three plants will be given to the sangat and before next Sikh Environment Day they will be surveyed and each family who will be having those trees planted with them will be awarded a Reward of 100 bucks per tree.
Doraha Public School likewise every year will be celebrating Sikh Environment Day in their campus
Over 300 schools under Satnam Sarb Kalyan Trust will be holding plantations in schools and sensitizing the young generation to become more aware for our future. Likewise, every year, the children from these schools carry out this plantation drive with help of teachers and put a name tag around the tree they have planted. Every year, more than 3000 trees are planted in the schools under Satnam Trust.
Khalis Organization will be taking part in Sikh Environment day 2018.
OTHER STATES OF INDIA
Charneet Kaur and Amaninder Singh Ji along with their organisation will be holding a massive plantation drive dedicated to Guru Har Rai Ji in the month of March followed by a number of activities in Delhi.
Celebrations in Ambala will be carried by the team EcoSikh Ambala will be carrying out a plantation drive in the Gurdwara.
Dagshai Public School
Gurcharan Singh Nagi from Jamshedpur Tata will also be participating in Sikh Environment Day 2018.
Tavleen Foundation will be celebrating Sikh Environment Day at their Gurdwara in Indore.
Like previous year, this year Sikh Environment Day will be celebrated in the Gurdwara Sahib in Jabalpur in March
Sikh community in Bangalore will be holding a celebration in Cubbon Park.
Gurdwara Sahib in Chennai will be soon announcing their plan for Sikh Environment Day celebrations. They will definitely be a part of the celebrations this year also.
Manmeet Singh ji from Australia is holding an awareness drive dedicated to Sikh Environment Day. He will be sharing a powerpoint presentation at the Gurdwara thereby making the sangat aware of harm being done to our Motherland and providing them with the solutions and alternative steps to be taken to save our land. His son will also deliver a speech to the sangat sharing the facts.
Partap Singh from South America will be celebrating Sikh Environment Day
Sweden Gurdwara will be participating in Sikh Environment Day celebrations
This year sangat from Derby have planned to plant 50 tress in the NATIONAL FOREST on March 14, 2018. Also they will be using public transport rather than individual cars to keep the emission of carbon dioxide low and less wastage of fuel as well. They will take
this step on World Sikh Environment Day towards protection of mata dhart and contribute in saving the environment.
HongKong sangat is planning to have tree plantation around 14 March subject to approval from HongKong authorities. They will dedicate this 14 March in GURDWARA Sahib to commemorate Sikh Environment Day to have Kirtan and Katha regarding this Environment.
Guru Gobind Singh Foundation