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India to submit ‘climate action plan’ to UN today

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2015

India will on Thursday submit its post-2020 'climate action plan' to a UN body in Bonn, specifying what the country will do to fight the threat of climate change. Hours after its submission within the 'informal' deadline of October 1, the country will announce the plan in New Delhi on Friday (October 2) -the declaration coinciding with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Aligning its 'Green India' pledge with 'Clean India' mission, the country will seek to remind the world on the occasion of 'Gandhi Jayanti' how the 'father of the nation' had forcefully campaigned for preservation of nature through a sustainable lifestyle and 'mindful consumption' when the issue of climate change and global warming were not even on the horizon.

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