Grandma's Tales

April 21, 2007

The Elliot’s beach saga – 12 Something happening today

Filed under: Consumer caution,Games People Play,Government,Society — Geeta Padmanabhan @ 5:22 pm

This mail is from the Civil Society Group whose members are spearheading the “Save the Beach” campaign.  You won’t hesitate to lend your support, will you? The thought that the corporation will go ahead and start construction after going through the survey and promising not to start anything without consultation is totally unacceptable, right?

To write/speak about and cover a “
The theme is a Plastics-free, clean, traffic-regulated, sandy, inclusive beach – Coexisting in Community with all Creatures and the Culture of theCoastline.  (5 C’s!)

A famous
Thappattam group is going to emphasise this theme on 21st at the beach. Considering that the sand is rarely used for sand castles these days, we are having a Sand castle area for young children on that day, coordinated by a member of Civil Society Group.We are also going to have Sand races for beach users of all ages.
A Group of Youth are going to Clean the beach as a
Token Gesture of Care
Students’ Sea Turtle Conservation Network members are arranging
Visuals on Turtles
Youth from the fishing community are arranging
displays that will showcase the fishing activity that still goes on at the beach
There are 20 hawkers who will convert to dispensers and paper cups from plastic sachets, on Saturday, in a
“No Plastics” Drive.
They will also be supplied with waste baskets by the group. 

Any queries that you have in this regard could be addressed to

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