#SwachhIndia Cleanathon: Highlights From The Cleanliness Drive At Bengaluru

Updated: October 02, 2017 16:59 IST

Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka was part of a cleanliness drive on Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, which is also celebrated as Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas with a 12-hour Banega Swachh India Cleanathon. The swachhta drive witnessed efforts of various individuals from across the city.

Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Cleanup drive at Jaya Prakash Nagar Metro Station started with removing posters from the pillars to give them a touch of cleanliness.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Pillars once loaded with posters and dirt got a new look during the cleanathon, thanks to an initiative by the Ugly Indians, a group of Swachh Warriors.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Beautifully painted pillars are a testimony of Bangaloreans' efforts and active participation in the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Cleanathon.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Seen here is one of the volunteers happily showcasing her work of the new look of pillars.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Samyukta Hornad, Kannada actress came in support of the #SwachhIndia campaign at the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Cleanathon. She participated in the cleanathon along with a group of school children.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
A folk/fusion band called Swarathma also lend their support to the #SwachhIndia campaign by performing at Uthrali in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
In Pic: One of the members of the band Swarathma interacting with the crowd while singing on the occasion of Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Apart from beautifying the pillars, volunteers also painted walls and wrote a message on it. This was done in order to make people aware about the importance of cleanliness and hygiene.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Little school girls carry the message of waste segregation, an initiative by Let's Be The Change, a Bengaluru based NGO, in association with #UnitedBengaluru. They tried to make people aware about different types of wastes, such as wet waste, reject waste and dry waste.
Bengaluru: Cleanliness Drive In The Capital Of Karnataka
Swachh volunteers after painting a new picture of Bengaluru on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, with a hope to fulfill the dream of a Swachh Bharat.

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