Deputy Commissioner Income Tax Gagan Kundra Thori today inaugurated the maiden flower show at the local Virsa Vihar.The Deputy Commissioner, accompanied by Major General (Retd) Balwinder and Captain (Retd) Inderjeet Singh Dhami, said that this was a path breaking initiative aimed at sprucing up activities at this socio-cultural hub of the district. She said that above all this flower show would bring the city residents more closer with the nature. Mrs Thori envisioned that this spirit would go a long way in making Jalandhar a clean, green and pollution free city.Lauding the organisers for holding this mega event, the Deputy Commissioner said that it was need of the hour to sensitise the people on the grave issue of environmental pollution and making them equal partners in the process of enhancing the green cover. She said that though the state and centre government were already making strenuous efforts on this regard but public participation was must for this noble cause. Mrs Thori also asked the organisers to hold more such events so that it becomes a mass movement.Meanwhile, Major General (Retd) Balwinder Singh and Captain (Retd) Inderjeet Singh Dhami Said that this endeavour of Virsa Vihar was aimed at spreading positivity in the present difficult environment and bring happiness. They said that flower show was organised with the motive to ensure that people were sensitised on the issue of global warming and enhancing green cover. They said that Virsa Vihar would organise more such events in coming days for larger public participation.They said that keeping in view the prevailing situation due to Covid 19, the gathering has been kept below 20. However, they said that from the ensuing year more and more participation of general public would be ensured.