Sachin Tendulkar participates in Swacchata Hi Seva campaign in Mumbai

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New Delhi, September 26, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar participates in Swachh Bharat campaign
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar today led the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign in Mumbai, joining the cleanliness drive with "shramdhan" and helping to clean the streets at Bandra in the metropolis.
Continuing the trend of celebrity support to this campaign, in Kerala, Malayalam movie superstar Mammootty has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to participate in the Swachhta Hi Seva movement, an official press release said.
The campaign also saw an endorsement from faith leaders. In a special event, hundreds of volunteers came together to participate in a swachhata drive from Laxman Jhula to Ram Jhula in Rishikesh. Organised by members of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh’s largest ashram, the event also saw the participation of Swachh Bharat Mission officials as well as foreign visitors from more than 10 countries.
National Cadet Corps Officer Training Academy, Kamptee launched the fortnight-long ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ cleanliness campaign. Maj Gen AP Bam, Commandant, Officers, and Staff of Academy, Course students of Pre-Commission Course and Permanent Instructors of various NCC Units of all three services of Indian Armed Forces attended the programme.
‘Samagra Swachhata” became the philosophy in Meghalaya at an event in Mylliem Block, with the presence of Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand have launched several “Swachhta Hi Seva Rath” reaching the unreached areas and spreading the message about the safe toilet technology, health, and hygiene amongst the community. In J&K, garbage from various areas situated on the banks of the Wullar lake was collected and disposed of in the true spirit of Swachhta Hi Seva.
Acting as an inspiration for many, in Jamshedpur, a Class VII girl built a public toilet from two years of savings and was honoured by the Chief Minister with a sanitation champion certificate.