Munnar: Kannan Devan Hills Plantations Company Pvt Ltd (KDHP) took ‘My Munnar Campaign’ a step ahead by organising ‘My Munnar, Clean Munnar’ awareness rally’ jointly with High Range Wildlife & Environment Preservation Association (HRW & EPA). Chacko P Thomas, Managing Director, KDHP inaugurated the rally held at Munnar Town.
People from several walks of life including politicians, local NGOs, Forest and Police Department officials, religious institutions and Merchants’ Association marched alongside KDHP employees and HRW &EPA members for two hours to show solidarity with Kannan Devan Hills Planations’ mission to promote a clean and hygienic environment in Munnar. Around 250 people turned out for the rally.
The rally flagged off from Old Munnar. The participants collected litter in all their way as the rally proceeded across the town and Nullathanni Bridge and distributed pamphlets to tourists to educate them about the ‘My Munnar, Clean Munnar’ drive. B. P. Kariappa, Chairman of HRW &E PA, MLA, ex-MLA, and representatives of ‘My Munnar Campaign’ addressed the gathering.
In addition to the rally, KDHP, the largest stakeholder in KDH region, also organised separate awareness rallies in all its seven estates. The campaign which specially covered major tourist spots was attended by school children and employees of all estates.