A nine-year-old girl Elangbam Valentina Devi was appointed as brand ambassador for the Chief Minister’s Green Manipur Mission by the Manipur government.
Elangbam Valentina Devi is a Class five student, studying in at Amutombi Divine Life English School in Manipur.
She is the daughter of E Premkumar Singh of Hiyanglam Makha Leikai of Kakching district.
At the age of four, she had immense love for the environment and genuine concern for trees. She wept when two trees she planted were cut down about four years ago when she is in class one.
Now, she wept after seeing the trees being chopped off while cleaning the bank of a river in her locality.
The Manipur Government appointed her as Green ambassador when the matter reached the authorities of the state government after the video clip of her crying went viral in social media.
Updated by: News Sources 2019-08-08 3:32 PM