Published:September 30, 2017 12:24 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised national senior football team members for their participation in the government’s cleanliness campaign ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’.
The Indian footballers and the support staff took part in the campaign in Mumbai. They are in Mumbai to prepare for the 2019 Asian Cup qualifying round match against Macau on October 11.
The Twitter handle of the team and the All India Football Federation uploaded the pictures of some players taking part in the cleanliness drive. National coach Stephen Constantine also participated in the event.
“Well, our Senior Team have shared a hand in the #SwachhataHiSeva movement. Good work lads #BackTheBlue,” the message along with the picture said.
— Swachh Bharat (@swachhbharat) 29 September 2017
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) 29 September 2017
To this, PM Modi replied on his official personal handle, saying: “Wonderful effort by our sportspersons to spread the message of #SwachhataHiSeva.”
The fortnight from September 15 till Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 is being celebrated as ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’.