This Arunachal Pradesh Vendor Replaces Plastic with Leaves, Impresses Netizens


A video of a native vendor from Arunachal Pradesh wrapping fish and meat with a leaf for his customer has gone viral on social media. The video, which used to be tweeted by Union Minister for Youth Matters and Sports Kiren Rijiju a couple of days back, shows a native vendor wrapping fish and meat in a leaf and tying it the usage of other parts of the leaf so as to give it to his customers.

The 59-second clip has won hearts of many. Netizens are showering heaps on praises on the vendor for ditching plastic and showing the way to curb pollution.

“PM @narendramodi has told us not to use plastics so we are the usage of native leaves because plastics are no more to be had”. A native meat vendor at remote Tirbin, Lepa Rada Dist, Arunachal Pradesh,” Rijiju captioned the video detailing what the vendor says.

Prime Minister Modi has called for
everyone to enroll in hands and make the country free of single-use plastic items by

As soon as the video used to be shared by the Union Minister, netizens loved the environment-friendly hacks and hailed the vendor’s noble gesture.

Since being shared on October 6th, 2019, the video has collected over 17,800 likes and more than 3,200 retweets – and still counting. The social media users have posted a ton of positive comments approximately the video. Here take a look at some comments:

Indeed this is cost saving also! Win win situation for us

— Amit Panchal (@Amit60Panchal) October 6, 2019

More natural and biodegradable

— Sudarshana Chakra (@Sudarshan080856) October 6, 2019

These people are more clever than urban.
I salute them.

— Dr Vashishta (@DrParveenSharma) October 6, 2019

This is this sort of great use of natural resource….Just like this we shud use more of natural things slightly than plastic like the usage of kullhad at all railway station n tea stalls across country, paper n leaves plates for food items etc

— Gautam (@imgautam0312) October 6, 2019

Photo credit: @KirenRijiju

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