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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Army to plant one lakh saplings in Gujarat

In the run-up to the fourth Military World Games (MWG) to be held in Hyderabad, the Indian Army in Gujarat has embarked upon a sapling plantation drive during which about 1 lakh saplings will be planted in all its military stations located in the state.

These saplings will be planted in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Bhuj and Dhangadhra military stations, Major General PG Kamath said at a sapling plantation drive organised at the military station here last evening.

The Gujarat Forest Department will supply the Army with all the saplings needed for the week-long drive, Kamath added.

Personnel from Army, Navy and Air Force, NCC cadets and school children are expected to take part in this programme.

In the run-up to the military games, Army has planned this drive across the country.

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