Mangaluru: In an attempt to spread awareness about conserving trees, Rotract Club of Mangaluru and Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) Permannur unit celebrated Friendship Day considering tree as their best friend.
They tied bands to trees saying, "dont cut our best friend."
Environmentalist Madava Ullal, chief guest of the event, said, "friendship is not only between people but also with nature, only then only we can save our nature."
Fr. Stany Pinto, Director, ICYM Permannur unit, said, Rotract and ICYM members celebrating Friendship Day in a unique way is highly appreciable. It shows their love towards nature. RJ Rashmi's presence added colour to the celebration.
President of Rotract Club Mangaluru city, Ganesh, secretary Sheldon Crasta, ICYM Permannur unit president Lanson dsouza, secretary Rayan Dsouza, assistant parish priest of Permannur, Fr Lizel, Sr. Severine Fernandes, Jaison Shirtady, Deril Permannur and members were present. Noel compered the programme.