Ahead of the final India vs Australia ODI in Nagpur, Team India skipper Virat Kohli along with Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, head coach Ravi Shastri supported the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign led by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. All these members of the Indin cricket team featured in a video where they asked the countrymen to make our nation cleaner and a better place.
The video was shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on their official twitter handle where Indian players including skipper could be seen disposing the garbage in the dustbin in cricketing style. Virat also gave a message and said,”There is no other place the garbage deserves to be other than the dustbin. We at the Indian cricket team support the Prime Minister’s Swachhata Hi Seva campaign.”
In addition, head coach Shastri said,”Let us all join hands and make India a cleaner and a better place to live in.”
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 1, 2017
As soon as the video was published on the social media, numerous Indian cricket fans came forward in support of the Indian players who were spreading a word about a social cause. Here’s what they wrote in reply:
‘Swachhata Hi Seva’
— prakash MSD’ian (@TeejayPrakash) October 1, 2017
वेल्डन कीप इट अप
— सुनो साहेब (@xavierpawan) October 1, 2017
आप सब को ढेर सारे शुभकामनाएं.#SwachhataHiSeva
— Ranjan Kumar Dalai (@RanjanKumarDal9) October 1, 2017
— Rahul Sharma (@CricFreakRD) October 1, 2017
— Shiva Singh Yadav (@ShivaSinghYada3) October 1, 2017
Earlier in the month of September, PM Narendra Modi invited batsman Ajinkya Rahane to join the Swaccha Abhiyan movement through a letter. In response to that letter, Ajinkya Rahane replied through a through a tweet and said that he was “truly humbled”.
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) September 22, 2017
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