Madhya Pradesh CM plants Peepal sapling

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan planted a Peepal sapling in Smart City Park today. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan plants saplings every day in fulfillment of his resolve.

Peepal is a shady tree. It purifies the environment. It also has religious and Ayurvedic significance. In view of the positive energy of this tree, the sages and Mahatmas meditated sitting under the Peepal tree and acquired knowledge.

According to natural science, Peepal tree releases oxygen day and night which is important for our environment. Apart from this, Peepal tree is also called Akshay tree because this tree is never without leaves. Meaning it does not shed all leaves together. Leaves keep falling and new ones keep coming. Due to this quality of the Peepal tree, it is described as symbol of life-death cycle.