Locals as well as residents and wild lovers of Siliguri protested in a unique way against the indiscriminate felling of trees in the region. The locals lit candles in protest against felling of trees. Reportedly, the State Public Works Department (PWD) is deciding to expand the city's Bardhaman Road and hence the felling of trees. More than 50 trees have already been cut and more trees would be felled. The local residents of Saktigarh, Milanpally and "Nyay r jonno Amra" a nature lover organization lit candles in protest of the decision.