Hyderabad: Fridays for Future, Hyderabad, an autonomous group of concerned and environmentally conscious Hyderabadis, organised a human artistic expression on Friday at Mrugavani National Park to protect green cover in the city, especially the KBR National Park and Mrugavani National Park.
Clad in black and with the theme of don’t want our #LungsInBlack, the group members highlighted environmental issues and urged the governments to address the same at the earliest. They urged the government to stop the encroachment of open spaces and protect the green cover in urban areas.
Our demonstration is not just for the elected representative but for the people of Hyderabad who need to wake up to the reality of climate change as their issue. We need to all start asking for “Ecology over Economy – remember the consumer has the power and that is you, says a concerned and hopeful, 22-year-old Abdus Sami.
Arpit Sharma, an educator and a Teach for India Alumni who innovatively trains young minds to the power of Nature, adds – “All that Glitters is not gold, it is becoming Black on the inside where it matters”
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