After traveling 27 states of India on foot, Rohan Agarwal, a resident of Nagpur, Maharashtra, visited Jhalkathi district after covering 16 thousand kilometers. Before this he traveled 49 districts of Bangladesh on foot. The 21-year-old Indian reached Jhalkathi on Tuesday evening, March 14. He toured different areas of Jhalkathi till the evening of 15th March. Talked to people from different walks of life. The purpose of this trip is to make people aware about the dangers of plastic waste. This is what this young Indian told the media. In the last two days, he has spoken to the president of the Bankers’ Association, various ward councilors of the municipality and many of the local voluntary organizations. Rohan Aggarwal said in an interview, ‘My main objective of starting this journey is to create awareness among people about plastic and its dangerous effects and to convey the message of unity in diversity. My goal is that the next generation should have a pollution free world, a clean environment. I have been on this journey for a total of 940 days. Today is my 140th day in Bangladesh. I have visited many schools and institutions to convey my message about the environment.’ After meeting Rohan Agarwal, Tasin Mridha Anik, founder president of Jhalkathi’s voluntary organization “Durant Foundation”, said, ‘He is working to make people aware about the environment. His intentions are very good. I helped him in every way during his trip to Jhalkathi.’ Ward Councilor No. 9 of Jhalkathi Municipality. Humayun Kabir Sagar said, ‘Rohan’s intention is extraordinary. The use of plastic is increasing in our country. It is polluting the environment. We applaud him for working against pollution. Visitors to the municipal city park that I run have advised me not to throw plastic waste into the pond.’ Shaheen Sultana, Chief Executive Officer of Jhalkathi Municipality, said, ‘The young man from India came to the municipality and met me, asking why the garbage of Jhalkathi Municipality is dumped on the river bank. I informed him about the purchase of land at Kunihari for our dumping station.’ Municipal Panel Mayor Tarun Kumar Karmakar said, ‘According to Rohan, this world is not only for human habitation. There are animals and plants on earth. So you must be aware of the environment. Plastic is destroying the balance of our environment. We should be aware of this.’ It should be noted that on August 24, 2020, Rohan started walking from the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He plans to travel to 15 countries where plastic consumption is high. After all, he will go to Siberia. Rohan has visited 49 districts of Bangladesh so far. Wherever he goes, he speaks to representatives, voluntary organizations and the general public about the horrors of plastic.