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Karwar: Karwar beach was cleaned on Saturday as part of the International Beach Cleaning Day. Fisheries, and Science and Technology Minister Anand Asnotikar, who joined the exercise, said Karwar beach would be made attractive to tourists.
He said cleaning of the beach was not the sole responsibility of City Municipal Council and every citizen should chip in. He called upon the students, social organizations, fishermen and general public to participate in the beach cleaning programme. A programme would be held to create awareness among the people about beach cleaning, he said.
A rally was taken out at 8 a.m. from Mitra Samaj Ground in Karwar and banners and placards related to beach cleaning were displayed. The City Municipal Council, the Coast Guard, NCC, NSS and schoolchildren participated in the rally. The programme was sponsored by Solaris ChemTech and Syndicate Bank. Prizes were given to teams which best cleaned the beach.
Deputy Commissioner Inkanglo Jameer, Additional Deputy Commissioner Vijay Mahantesh, Chief Executive Officer of zilla panchayat R. J. Joshi and others were present.
Beach Cleaning Program held at Murdeshwar
Bhatkal: Murdeshwar beach was cleaned on Saturday as part of the International Beach Cleaning Day.
The activity was taken up in order to enhance the public awareness towards the importance of natural environment protection and resource conservation.
On this occasion, Bhatkal taluk Assistant Commissioner VRP Manahor, Tahsildar Dr.madhukeshwar, TMC Chief Officer Anumapa and the local social workers, panchayat members, school students also participated in the cleanliness drive.