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‘I Don’t Need Paper’, Crying Dia Mirza Refuses Tissue Paper While Talking About Climate Change

Dia Mirza, Who Is Also The UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador & UN Advocate For Sustainable Development Goals, Previously Lauded PM Modi's Push To Make India A Plastic-free Nation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 28 Jan 2020, 10:01:54 AM
Dia Mirza Breaks Down At Literature Festival

Dia Mirza Breaks Down At Jaipur Literature Festival (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi :

An overwhelmed Dia Mirza broke down in tears while discussing about the need to address of climate change at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Monday. Encouraging fans and viewers to be an ‘empath’ and feel ‘the full extent of everything’, the actor, despite tears streaming down her face can be seen saying no to an offered tissue paper while talking about climate change.

‘Don’t hold back from being an empath’ don’t be afraid of shedding your tears, feel it! Feel the full extent of everything, Its good, it gives us strength’’ the actor can be seen encouraging people.

As for the reason that made her very emotional, Mirza told ANI that the new of Kobe Byrant’s tragic death on Sunday morning along with his 13-year-old daughter deeply affected her,

"My day started really well yesterday... At around 3 (early morning), this news alert came on my phone for a very big player, NBA player, who I followed for a while’’ she said.

"His chopper crashing in California disturbed me. It really upset me. There are different things that upset us on different days, but we take care of ourselves. I was overwhelmed because my blood pressure was low’’.

Talking about the need for climate change, Mirza, previously also lauded The PM’s push to make India a plastic free nation. Thanking PM Modi for his speech against single-use plastic from October 2nd the producer, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador & UN Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals, Dia Mirza, said,

Also Read: Dia Mirza Celebrates Prime Minister’s Announcement To Make India Plastic Free Nation

 “Prime Minister Modi’s speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 15th August is a clarion call for action and a tremendous follow up on his historic commitment to make India single use plastics free by 2022.

As a passionate advocate of the Beat Plastic Pollution campaign I am excited and encouraged by the Prime Minister’s call for a revolution against single use plastics. I believe his personal commitment will give a much needed fillip to the movement.” 

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First Published : 28 Jan 2020, 09:54:36 AM

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