To spread the message of nature friendly Ganesh Chaturthi festival, Mr. Vijayram, a sweet maker and painter, is giving away free eco-friendly Ganapati idols in
Mr. Vijayram distributes free clay Vinayaka idols from ‘Emerald’ sweet shop on the
Mr. Vijayram makes around 10,000 idols and distributes them in
A symbolic representation of the water pledge is displayed at the threshold of the shop in two goblets containing crystal clear water and polluted water of Hussainsagar, respectively.
Even the sweets in his shop are packaged in echo-friendly paper bags! “I believe in practising what I preach.
Already I have pumped in my own money and got 40 water harvesting pits in houses in and around this area, including mine to augment the groundwater table in summer,” says this young man with conviction.
It is his innate belief that the smallest of effort is the beginning of a dedicated movement.