KKR Co-Owner Juhi Chawla at Sapling Planting Initiative at Eden Gardens, Kolkata



Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, who is also the co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was present at a sapling planting initiative at Eden Gardens. The actress mentioned that she has decided to use cricket to benefit the environment. For every six that a player hits in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, the actor’s team will plant a tree.

With pollution on the rise everywhere, this is indeed a good way of bettering the condition of the environment, felt the Bollywood actress. Cricket is like religion in India and the next time some cricketer hits a six, your joy will be doubled as the scores will increase and so will the count of trees in the city.


The initiative has got a green signal from the Mayor of Kolkata. So far fifty saplings have been planted and the aim is to plant at least seventy by the end of the season.

Priyanka Dutta

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