Wednesday, 25 December 2013 05:30
Litter Free Lalbagh (LFL) is a citizen’s initiative started by visitors (walkers, runners etc) who have been a witnessing change happening in one of the most “Biologically Diverse” gardens of the world – “LALBAGH”.
With a declaration to have “Lalbagh - Litter Free” , a few individuals with a like-minded idea slowly discovered many such others over the next couple of weeks. In a month total strangers were working closely like a family sharing responsibilities of procuring our equipment (sticks, gloves, gunny bags) to transporting, storing and even cleaning.
LFL – has had clean up drives on EVERY SUNDAY MORNING (staring 18th August, after our launch on the 15th) till TODAY
It is this ability and willingness of the TEAM LFL (as we now call ourselves) to work around personal and professional commitments to make it on every Sunday mornings & official meetings is what we can attribute as one of our core strengths.
The clean-up drive by itself was a door opener for a communication with the Horticulture Department who more than welcomed us with open hands. The clean-up drives also had us see first-hand the challenges and realities faced in having Lalbagh Litter Free.
LFL – TODAY, along with the Department of Horticulture, Lalbagh held an Official Program wherein