Wake up Call - India
" We call upon the Ministry of Water Resources and the Hon. Dr. Saiffudin Soz to clean, rehabilitate and preserve, the sacred, vital yet highly polluted River Yamuna. "
The Wake Up Call is a peaceful, global action for positive change that took place on the 21st of February 2012 (21.2.12). It seeked to create simultaneous action in over 120 countries under the same message: “this is a Wake Up Call”
The Wake Up Call is a call from ordinary people all over the world to governments, corporations, communities and individuals. It aims to attract global attention towards the Wake Up Call message by involving a critical mass of people across the globe. It also aims to empower people who participate in the Wake Up Call to believe that through widespread collaborative global action, ordinary people can exercise meaningful power over important global decisions.
Imagine millions of people, all over the world, uniting under one goal, one idea, one statement, on the same day. Imagine a peaceful, collaborative movement for global change. Imagine governments, corporations, communities and individuals hearing one message:
"This is a WAKE UP CALL"
We used the strenght of this effort to call upon the Ministry of Water Resources and the Hon. Dr. Saiffudin Soz to clean, rehabilitate and preserve, the sacred, vital yet highly polluted River Yamuna.
This sacred Indian river, which is the only water source for over 57 million Delhities has been described as a putrid black ribbon of sludge.
Though this project received extensive media coverage and ellicted a response from the Ministry of Water Resources who swung into action, the state of the river is still not optimal.
Sign the petition and create on buzz of Facebook to help us get as many signatures as we can, calling for immediate addressal of the issue.
If you believe that it is high time that the Ministry of Water Resources should take significant and effective steps to clean, rehabilitate and preserve, the sacred, vital yet highly polluted River Yamuna, restoring the original river back to its people (lifeline of the 57 million people who depend on it), wildlife and ecology; Join us by sending a strong message to the Ministry of Water Resources, by signing this petition and making a huge difference.