Monday, 09 September 2013 05:30
We are having our first clean up drive on 18--8-2013. This is going to be our first and we have a long way to go before we have a sustainable process and structures in place to have Lalbagh Clean & Green. Till then its up to us, who visit this great garden to restore its beauty.
Friday, 01 November 2013 05:30
We would like to thank teh Basavanagudi Team of Loksatta Party for mentioning us in their Bilingual Monthly Newsletter. You can download the same form the link in this page
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