NCC cadets, NGOs clean up Juhu beach after Ganesh immersion

Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 15:37

Mumbai: Hundreds of volunteers with help of compact excavators and trucks on Thursday cleaned up the Juhu beach after Ganesh idol immersion along the city coast.

Vile Parle MLA Krishna Hegde was among the participants in the beach clean-up drive. NCC cadets, school and college students, members from NGOs and locals also took part in the programme.

"This drive is to create an awareness to save the environment. We have cleared close to 60 truck loads today. Lot of other organisations have also come forward and the BMC
and police have also done a good job," Hegde said.

"We plan to make entire Vile Parle plastic bag free and will start an awareness campaign very soon," he added.

PTI




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