Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Funeral procession of Bt-Brinjal
24th Dec.09, Patna. GM Free Bihar Movement registered a strong protest against the GM Foods in Bihar by taking out a funeral procession of Bt-Brinjal in capital Patna on the national consumers day.
Hundreds of activists joined the 4-km long procession from the Vegetable Market to the capital hub Gandhi Maidan on Dec.24.
On the way, leaflets against Bt-Brinjal were distributed among members of the public and signatures were also collected from them.
Awareness programme with regard to Bt-Brinjal was also organised at north Bihar’s major city Muzaffarpur which was attended among others by Deputy Mayor Md. Nisharuddin and environment expert Mr Suresh Gupta.
The awareness programme was attended by a large number of people, including farmers and women, who were also shown the film Poison on the Platter.