Udupi: USA is main reason for environmental pollution - Dr Prakash Kanive

Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (PH)

Udupi, Dec 7: Student Islamic Organisation (SIO), Udupi district, Dr Baliga Memorial Hospital and Samvedana Arts and Culture Karnataka are organizing Environment Protection Awareness Abhiyan from December 7 to 30.The inauguration of the Abhiyan, under the banner of the green initiative was held at Salumarada Thimmakka Tree Park on December 7.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr Prakash Kanive, principal, Vaikunta Baliga Law College, Udupi, said, “We must congratulate the efforts of SIO for coming up with such a good initiative. Today, environmental issues are witnessed all over the world and its affecting our lives. Environmental pollution caused in USA will reflect India in one or the other.” He also stated that USA which is known as the big boss to other countries is the main reason for environmental pollution. “It tops in the carbon monoxide per capita and it needs to be prevented,” he said.

Dr P V Bhandary, MD, Dr AV Baliga Hospital, said, “Today, we need not refer environmental issues in other countries. The incidents which took place in Coorg and North Karnataka are the examples or the results which were caused due to environmental issues. A V Baliga has joined hands with SIO because they are doing a good campaign by educating people and creating awareness among them. More than that we feel proud to say that our combination with SIO was successful in drug abuse campaigns which was done earlier.” He also stated that humans are the main reason for environment pollution. “The air condition which we use, cars and the vehicles are the reasons for environment pollution. Usage of air conditioners lead to ozone layer depletion which further causes global warming,” he said.

J Clifford Lobo, range forest officer, Udupi, Premananda Kalmadi, environmental activist, Danish Chandady, state co-ordinator, Nihal Kidiyoor, state president of SIO, were present in the programme. ‘Pacche Gurutu’, a book related to environment was released on the occasion.



Title : Udupi: USA is main reason for environmental pollution - Dr Prakash Kanive


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