Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Dons ‘Janak’ Avatar in Ramleela

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan donned a new avatar as King Janak as he acted in a Ramleela at Red Fort.

Updated13 Oct 2018, 08:09 AM IST
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Spelling out policies and announcing green initiatives is an everyday job for this Union minister. But for a day, he changed his avatar for a special reason.

Donning a traditional silk dhoti and golden crown, he walked majestically to the stage as the legendary king Janak of Mithila.

Well, this isn’t any actor but Union Minister Harsh Vardhan who acted in a Ramleela play. And yes, he did convey a message why we need a clean environment.

The play was organised by the Luv Kush committee at the sprawling grounds of the Red Fort.

In a conversation with Lord Rama, his character said, “I know you wish to live in a natural environment.” And, if air remains clean and pure, it will lead to healthy life, he said.

He even tweeted about it:

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Published: 13 Oct 2018, 07:59 AM IST
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