As per report Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the United Nations' highest environmental honor 'Champions of The Earth Award' at a special ceremony in New Delhi. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres presented the award to PM Modi at the event in Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra. After receiving the award, the PM said Indians were committed to save the environment.
PM said "Climate and calamity are directly related to culture; till climate is not the focus of culture, calamity cannot be prevented". Accordingly the honor was bestowed upon the PM for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance and “unprecedented pledge” to put an end to single use plastic by 2022. Besides the PM, five other individuals and organizations will also be awarded. Before presenting the award, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said PM Modi "recognizes that climate change poses a direct existential threat to us, where other leaders also recognize, know and understand, but the difference is that he not only recognizes but acts too."
As per report the
‘Champions of the Earth Award’ would be presented to six “outstanding
environmental change makers and the champions are recognized for their achievements
in the categories including Policy Leadership, Entrepreneurial Vision, Science
and Innovation, Inspiration and Action, and Lifetime Achievement”.
Is Tamilnadu a Garbhagriha if India is a Temple Chennai sources made a statement that Tamilnadu created many spiritual leaders including those from Jains to serve the people. Meanwhile this was also the objective of the late chief minister J. Jayalalitha, who had taken a political path. Accordingly Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said in Acharya Shree Mahashraman Chaturmas Pravas Vyavastha Samiti held in the city, on Saturday. “Jain saints and late Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha converge on same ideals”.
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