Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan planted Banyan, Karanj and Gulmohar saplings in the Smart City Garden located at Shyamala Hills. Social worker Shri Jaideep Patel planted saplings on his birthday. Along with Chief Minister Shri Chouhan, Shri Nilesh Shrivastava, Shri Devanshu Pandey, Shri Amit Singh, Shri Nikhil Verma and Shri Gaurav Kushwaha of Parivartan Sahyog Samiti participated in plantation. The committee is active in environmental-conservation activities as well as supporting education to needy children, organizing health camps and sanitation related activities.
importance of plants
The banyan planted today has religious, medicinal and environmental importance. Karanj plant is considered important in Ayurvedic medicine. It is also used in religious works. Flowers blooming in large clusters among the well-ordered leaves of Gulmohar give a different attraction to this tree.