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Micro forest planted at Sultanpur Lodhi dedicated to 553rd Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Sultanpur Lodhi, November 6, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
A pious event to preserve Nature on the holy land of Sultanpur Lodhi, AAYKAR ARANYA, is a series of micro forests planted by the Income Tax Department was held today under the guidance of Sh. Parneet Singh Sachdev, IRS Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, North West Region at the Nirmal Kuteya Ashram along with Padma Shri Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, Member Parliament Rajya Sabha, Sh. Harpreet Sandhu, Eminent Environmentalist, Nature Artist & former Addl. Advocate General who generously brought about this collaboration between the Income Tax Department and Nirmal Kuteya Ashram under the patronage of Padma Shri Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal. Prof Dr Tanvir Sachdev, Principal SCD Government College, Ludhiana being an important partner of this unique effort also planted saplings at the micro forest along with Member Parliament Sant Seechewal. The first ARANYA forest was planted on the Indo-Pakistan border at village Bharopal, near Amritsar.

This pocket of forest habitat with 45 varieties of trees has the ability to sequester a lot of carbon dioxide and will be a great boon for Sultanpur Lodhi as these micro forests are super tiny, super powerful and more than just trees which help in building ecosystem services which include controlling air pollution, carbon sequestration, cooling air temperatures and providing aesthetic beauty to the urban landscape.

Documentary and a Significant Portrait showcasing visuals of Historic Gurudwara Ber Sahib Sultanpur Lodhi dedicated to 553rd Praksh Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji prepared by eminent Nature Artist Mr. Harpreet Sandhu was also released by Member Parliament Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal to promote the ethos – preaching’s of Guru Nanak Dev ji and pictorial images of Gurudwara Ber Sahib, for the devotees visiting during the 553rd Prakash Purab celebrations at Sultanpur Lodhi.

Member Parliament Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal appreciated the dedicated efforts of Mr. Harpreet Sandhu for making this meaningful documentary dedicated to 553rd Prakash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, which will be of immense interest within the entire society.

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