‘Letters to the editor column’
I would like to draw the attention of the concerned authority to the problem detailed below through the widely read ‘Letters the editor’-column of your publication. The problem I am concentrating is the uncontrolled rise of prices of almost all articles of daily use. The financially weak and the middle class people are the worst sufferers. The prices of such edibles as rice, dal, vegetable oil, sugar and etc. have increased to such a height that they seemed to have gone beyond the purchasing capacity of average consumers, particularly, those who belong to the low and middle income group. Obviously, these people are feeling frustrated and this frustration may snowball into many other crises in social life. Hope, the Government would take note of the matter and would take some drastic steps to check this untoward rise of prices of essential commodities. Place:
Write a letter within 120 words to the editor of English daily about the importance of afforestation (the planting of trees) (Cause of rainfall −− prevention flood −− balances O2 and CO2 – preservation of life on earth) 10 Ans: 64/1 Biren Roy Road (East)
Kolkata − 700008
18 February 2009
Kolkata – 700001
Unplanned urbanisation and indiscriminate felling of trees have destroyed the green cover of the earth and have made it what it is today −− a jungle of concrete. This has posed a great threat to the environment and to our very existence. Trees play a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance and the way deforestation is going on at present, will have fatal consequences...