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PHOTOS: Green Day mania hits India

June 05, 2014 14:55 IST

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June 5 is celebrated the world over as World Environment Day. On this occasion, Indians used different methods to raise awareness about the environment and the dangers of global warming.

Rajendra Tiwari, who is a Guinness world record holder for dancing four lit candles on his luxuriant moustache, holds a placard urging people to plant saplings of trees in Allahabad.  He said there is a need to plant more saplings for maintaining the ecological balance.

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Students hold a rally, urging people to save water in Varanasi. The city also saw a rally called ‘Run for Awareness’ to mark the occasion. 

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A worker segregates rubbish at Assam’s biggest garbage dump ahead of World Environment Day. According to a World Health Organisation survey, Delhi tops the list of most air polluted cities in the world. 

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Workers empty a sack of plastic bottles at a recycling workshop in Mumbai. According to the Central Pollution Control Board India generates 56 lakh tonnes of plastic waste annually. 

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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A school student from Guwahati holds a placard as part of an attempt to raise awareness about the environment and the dangers of pollution and global warming. 


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