MOTILAL NEHRU COLLEGE, University of Delhi:
A mass cleanliness drive, Clean-a-thon, was organised by the student members of the Leaders For Tomorrow unit of Motilal Nehru yesterday on October 12, 2015(Monday). The event, aimed at helping student understand the role they play as responsible citizens in maintaining a clean city, was inaugurated by Mr Radhey Shyam Sharma, chairman of standing committee, South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
Leaders For Tomorrow members also inspired on-lookers to join in as the cleanliness drive that started from Moti Lal Nehru College moved till the hub of south campus, Satya Niketan. The participants enthusiastically swept the route clean of the waste accumulated. Students also took out a rally chanting the slogan “Go Clean, Go Green”. The municipal corporation also assisted the participants in their efforts.The drive also roused the spirit of team work and a sense of active citizenship. Toiling in the harsh sun, the participants realised the need to keep their surroundings and city clean.
Dr Anil Kumar, NSS head also joined the students and encouraged them to build a clean and green environment. The drive which stretched till noon came to an end with the students pledging not to litter but to safeguard our environment and help create a clean nation.