The largest ever mass cleanathon was organised in Delhi University’s Vishwavidyalaya metro station on Thursday by Leaders For Tomorrow, a not-for-profit youth organisation.Youth from colleges across Delhi/NCR, including University of Delhi, Indraprastha University and other private colleges came together to clean prominent locations of North Campus, University of Delhi.Inaugurating the cleanliness drive, Ms. Aarti Sharma, S.H.O. Maurice Nagar Police Station said, “It is encouraging to see youth coming together in such large numbers for a noble cause. This is the future of our country.”
The students who were divided into various groups walked around the campus, cleaning the roads, along with preventing others from littering. A flash mob was also organised near the metro premises to motivate on-lookers to join in.The ‘mass cleanathon’ was part of Leaders For Tomorrow’s endeavours to encourage the youth to become responsible citizens. The cleanliness drive is also being organised in 110 colleges of Delhi/NCR in an effort to engage college students to be a part of social action.
The cleanliness drive is a part of a series of social action events that Leaders For Tomorrow organises on a regular basis in college campuses, including plantation drives, donation drives and visits for compassion.