For over 10 years, this man has kept a lake litter-free at 12,406 ft (

Sikkim is one of India’s North-eastern States.

Sangay Lama, a resident of Thegu village in Sikkim, has been on a ‘mission’ for more than a decade now. He helps to keep the pristine Tsomgo lake and its surroundings litter-free.

Lama, 37, had formed the Tsomgo Pokhri Sanrakshan Samiti, a lake conservation committee, with representatives from the state forest department, the World Wide Fund, environment and wildlife management officials, a drivers’ association, shop owners’ association and gram panchayats in 2008 with an aim to conserve this oval-shaped water body.


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