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DNMUM296739 | 1/26/2014 | Author : Priyadarshini Nandy | WC :601

How much do you love trees, or have you not given them a second thought? On February 8 and 9, Neralu, the Bengaluru Tree Festival, will make you fall in love with trees all over again...
Every inch of greenery that we have on this planet is a privilege and that is something most people don't quite care to remember anymore. But a few Bangaloreans do, and to revive the charm of trees, they are hosting Neralu (shade in Kannada), a crowd-funded event, which will be all about celebrating trees.
The two-day festival at Bal Bhavan, Cubbon Park, will see a host of film screenings, workshops, theatre performances, art shows and even nature walks that will teach attendants about mapping and journaling.
Sangeetha Kadur, one of the facilitators of the event, explains, "The story goes back to the time when Uma Bharath, Arpana Basappa, Mallikarjun Javali, Anush Shetty, Jahnvi Pai and I did a taxonomy course at UAS
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