54 Battalion CRPF conducts Swachhata Pakhwada cleanliness drive
Post by RK News on Monday, October 2, 2023
Srinagar, Oct 01: Joining the Nation in the Special Swachhata Pakhwada programme, the 54 Battalion of Srinagar Sector CRPF conducted a massive cleanliness drive at the Harwan Bus and Taxi stand located at the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday.
The event was also joined by the J&K Police team from Harwan Police Station. Watching the Officers and Men of CRPF inspired the local residents and commuters who joined the cleanliness drive and participated in the event. Conducted under the aegis of CRPF's Srinagar Sector and Range Srinagar South, the event was supervised by Prabhat Kumar Sandwar, Commandant 54 Battalion. The Commandant interacted with the local residents and informed them about the nationwide campaign and how it is not just resulting in a cleaner environment but also motivating citizens to adopt cleaner habits at home and at public places.
The drive was conducted with protective gears and cleaning equipment. The garbage collected during the drive was disposed off properly. A selfie point was also erected at the drive site to take pictures and post on social media.
The cleanliness drive resulted in conspicuous changes in the before and after condition of the spot where the latter transformed into a cleaner and tidier version. The event garnered appreciation by the residents of Harwan which also sees a considerable footfall of tourists from across the globe owing to its proximity to Dachigam and Astanmarg paragliding sites and its pristine landscape.