Actor Farooq Shaikh gave special Aid to Waste Pickers at an event in Delhi

Updated: Mar 18, 2013, 17:11 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Future India Low Cost Housing Scheme along with Vidhi Asra Motion pictures organized a special awareness campaign for the welfare of waste Pickers in the capital. The awareness campaign called ‘Khwahishein’ saw the presence of veteran actor Farooq Shaikh as the Chief Guest of the event.

Vidhi Asra Motion Pictures organized this event for the welfare of waste pickers in Delhi. They held a Health camp for the poor and the chief Guest Farooq Shaikh presented them with clothes, and food which are the basic amenities of life.

While distributing gifts to these waste pickers, Farooq Said, “Media should play an exclusive role in bringing out these serious issues of our country as they have the power to turn things around. Cleanliness is very important and these waste pickers are doing there part but we citizens should also think towards our environment”

He not only talked about the life of these waste pickers but also shared his views on cleanliness of the environment.

The event saw the presence of many renowned personalities; Mukul Sangma Hon’ble Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Mahabal Mishra and JNU Professor Pranab Desai among others.