Scavengers Darjeeling celebrated Earth Day 2019 in Darjeeling with the felicitation of Padmashree Padma Shri Jadav Payeng – who is also known as the Forest…
Jadav “Molai” Payeng is an environmental activist and forestry worker from Jorhat, India. Over the course of several decades, he has planted and tended trees on a sandbar of the river Brahmaputra turning it into a forest reserve. He is a recipient of Padma Shri for his tireless work towards protecting our environment.
On World Earth Day, Scavengers Darjeeling are set to honour three local environmental heroes, who have hitherto remained unknown. Honouring them will be one of the biggest names in environmental conservation in India today, Padma Shri Jadav Payeng – who is also known as the Forest Man of India