Kerala along with many other states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat are reeling under torrential rains. The downpour in many cities has subsided but repercussions of improper waste disposal can be seen as plastics are flooding Indian roads.
Very recently we saw Mumbai covered with plastic mountain sent back by tidal waves from the oceans. Now, a similar view was witnessed in Kerala, and it seems like Mother Nature is avenging the harm we have inflicted upon her over the years.
A picture shared on Twitter by IFS officer, Parveen Kaswan shows an area in Kerala flooded with plastic bottles and other waste materials that were brought back by the floods.
Kaswan captioned the Tweet, “Home delivery. The view is from Palakkad, Kerala. Water returning back the favour & all the plastic we gifted it. Plastic is forever.”
Home delivery !!
The view is from Palakkad, Kerala. Water returning back the favour & all the plastic we gifted it. Plastic is forever. pic.twitter.com/US3198spvE
— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) August 11, 2019
Twitter was intrigued by the amount of plastic that was brought back by water and called it God’s return gift to mankind.
Terrible! Look closely most of this dump looks like plastic water bottles 😰
— Vibha Mathur (@vibhamathur10) August 11, 2019
Such a shame!
— Sanchaita Gajapati (@sanagajapati) August 11, 2019
When mother nature decides to take revenge.
Even a mother's patience also has a threshold.
— Aishwarya Palagummi (@APalagummi) August 11, 2019
I feel terrible looking at this , and more as I am from Palakkad ..we are known to be God's own country ,we need to set example for others ,this shouldn't happen again.
— Vinitha Nair (@avinithanair6) August 11, 2019
Really alarming. We are causing our own extinction
— Sambasivam (@Sam_Krish) August 11, 2019
When will people realise and ban plastic…
— Pinki 🇮🇳 (@PinkiBl0) August 11, 2019
Actually It returned everything (albeit some misplace!) with Interest and Penalty included!!
— Chiththirai Valli.CM (@ChithraaPriyaa) August 11, 2019
I think if we dont change it can be gifted to any other states. May be it's just a signal to change the human mentality towards nature…..
— Salman pasha (@Salmanp67337229) August 12, 2019
nature have own style to reply.
more human will abuse Nature..
patiently … but at time Nature will give abusive Reply.
— A D Golwalkar 🇮🇳 (@A_D_G13) August 11, 2019
I think the flood is to cleanse the mother earth.
— RajeshG (@garajesh31) August 11, 2019
return gift !!
— Prem Kumar (@PremKum69174953) August 11, 2019
Nature has given us back what was given to her
— asheesh (@donkeypost) August 11, 2019
Sir it's called Ghar vapas 🙂 🙂
— varun c / ವರುಣ್ ಸಿ (@Varun171986) August 11, 2019
And we still have the audacity to curse nature for all the fury!
— Aveek Roy (@roy_aaveek) August 11, 2019
This picture is alarming and a reminder that we must mend our ways and get our act together. Mother nature sure has her way of punishing us for our deeds. Hope this picture works as an eye-opener, encouraging us to stop dumping waste in the water bodies.