Tuesday, June 22, 2021

9-year-old environmental activist Licypriya Kangujam meets Akshay Kumar

It was a proud moment for world-renowned child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam, when she was recently invited to Mumbai to be a part of a special water conservation initiative. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who is the campaign ambassador hosted the event that aimed to raise awareness about the water crisis in India. Akshay emphasised on the need to conserve water, and also spoke about the many positives of hydrotherapy that he has personally experienced.

Licypriya Kangujam, who is one of the world’s youngest environmental activists, interacted with Akshay Kumar and candidly discussed innovative solutions on water conservation, and efforts and measures that can enable better water hygiene conditions in India. Speaking about her experience, Licypriya said, “It was a privilege to meet Akshay Sir and share my thoughts on the need for water conservation in India. Meeting so many more like-minded activists and acquiring new knowledge about ways to address the climate change was nothing short of inspiring. I look forward to contribute and see a positive change to save the environment and our future on this planet.”

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Licypriya also shared her vision about this noble mission. The child prodigy manages to strike a good balance between her academics and the causes she associates with, She mentions” My school Ryan International School encourages me to pursue my mission towards a better environment” Licypriya has received several accolades for the same. She was recently awarded the National Youth Day Award 2021 and TN Khoshoo Memorial Award 2020 in recognition of her fight against climate change. The young and dynamic environment influencer is an inspiration to millions of children across the globe.

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