Sapling tambulam

By Ergo Correspondent

sap.jpg
The practice of sending off wedding guests with a tambulam bag comprising betel leaf, coconut, banana and other things auspicious is a tradition no Hindu household would break. But, Chennai Mayor R. Subramanian went a step ahead by turning environment-friendly at the wedding of his son Dr. Ilancherizhiyan, which was solemnised on Thursday at Kalaivannar Arangam.

Around 25,000 bags of saplings were distributed to the guests in the morning, and we hear another 5,000 will be handed over at the reception. About six varieties of saplings, each measuring between one and two feet, including those of neem, teak and naval, was the Mayor’s style of sending off guests.

Apparently, the Mayor had been working on this initiative for the last six months. No prizes for guessing the message he was driving through each of his guests. Make the city green!

Comments

12 Responses to “Sapling tambulam”

  1. Nandakumarge on July 29th, 2009 10:22 am

    Its a Great initiative for Making the Environment Green(Green Chennai ) - 25000 + 5000 Sapling not a simple thing - Hats off to Chennai Mayor R. Subramanian - god Bless his son Dr. Ilancherizhiyan

  2. RanjitKumar on July 29th, 2009 10:44 am

    Old days the leaders where realy leaders who act as roll modal. And today our Mayor is becoming a roll modal. Hats of to u Sir.

  3. sudha on July 29th, 2009 12:19 pm

    v innovative idea. Hope others ll also follow it in their marriages

  4. Shalini on July 29th, 2009 1:13 pm

    Hats off Sir!!!! for this new initiative which would create an awarness to all.

  5. Krishna on July 29th, 2009 1:25 pm

    If each and every human being takes this as a responsibility to his mother Earth, the planet will be back to green in a few years

    Great initiative!!!

  6. Thiru on April 6th, 2010 2:12 pm

    Not only just handing over samplings. Mayor has informed every one that in the visit surprisely visit some of the houses to know the stats of the sampling/tree. Really he is a visionery and a statesman

  7. bims on July 3rd, 2011 3:52 am

    I definitely enjoyed every little bit of this,I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you blog post.

  8. hafriyat on July 4th, 2011 6:39 pm

    .) Nice post. I learn something more challenging on different blogs everyday. It will always be stimulating to read content from other writers and practice a little something from their store. I’d prefer to use some with the content on my blog whether you don’t mind. Natually I’ll give you a link on your web blog. Thanks for sharing.

  9. vbgfed on April 18th, 2012 12:42 pm

    The Louis Vuitton Handbags are sold with higher price in china that other countries, because china has the very high inprot taxes of handbags,so many chinese always want to buy a Cheap Louis Vuitton Handbags and they will go aboard and buy cheap items from Louis Vuitton Outlet Store ,buy the others who can’t go aborad will find a Louis Vuitton Handags On Sale out.

  10. louis vuitton handbags on March 16th, 2013 4:49 pm

    We’re a gaggle of volunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community. Your web site provided us with useful info to work on. You’ve
    performed a formidable task and our whole neighborhood will be
    grateful to you.

  11. favistar.com on May 13th, 2013 7:24 am

    Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve visited this blog before
    but after browsing through some of the articles I
    realized it’s new to me. Nonetheless, I’m definitely pleased I discovered it
    and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back
    regularly!

  12. Quinton Salomon on June 11th, 2013 10:18 am

    Wow, incredible blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is magnificent, let alone the content!. Thanks For Your article about Sapling tambulam : Goergo .

Got something to say?





Bottom
Close
E-mail It