Handwara Mar 22: The above lines rightly serves the purpose for observing world water day. 22 March is internationally celebrated as world water day, a day dedicated to drawing attention to the water related issues faced by humans in almost every country. World water day became a United Nations observance day in 1993. Focusing on the theme of this year i.e., “Groundwater: making the invisible visible.” an awareness drive mainly focusing the attention on global water crisis was done in the Mawar valley.
The importance of water and how we can come together to save it for out better future was imparted to the youth through poems, speech and skits.
The importance of celebrating this day and how the need of addressing this issue became the need of the hour was also explained to the children. They were also told about how the water resources are relinquishing at a very faster rate and how groundwater levels are going down thereby creating the necessity of developing the artificial resources to conserve the natural water.
A drawing competition was also conducted and all the winners were felicitated with attractive prizes and the event culminated by a rally conducted by the children educating people addressing the same issue. The event and the rally was welcomed with warm heart by the people of Mawar valley.
(Greater Now News)