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Priyanka plants sapling on environment day, pledges to safeguard climate
On the occasion of World Environment Day on Friday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra planted a sapling at her residence and pledged to help save the climate.
Priyanka tweeted some pictures of a peacock clicked by her son, and also shared a video on her sapling planting on Instagram.
Taking to Twitter, Priyanka said,"The lockdown brings an unexpected visitor! On #WorldEnvironmentDay let us remind ourselves that the earth belongs equally to all its creatures."
Sharing the pictures clicked by her son Raihan Vadra, Priyanka quoted Indira Gandhi: "One cannot be truly human and civilised, unless one looks upon not only all fellow men, but all creation with eyes of a friend."
Earlier, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the occasion of World Environment Day and birth anniversary of Saint Kabir recited one of his couplets asking "to be prepared and take action now".
"Kal kare so aaj kar, aaj kare so ab, pal me parlay hoyegi, bahuri karoge kab' (It is important to complete one's task today itself and not to postpone it indefinitely. What if the world was to end in the next moment? Be prepared, take action now)," he tweeted.