The largest ever mass cleanathon that brought together over 3000 youth was organised in Delhi University’s North Campus on Thursday,31st January 2017 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.
The event that saw excited youth joining in large numbers saw the presence of Assistant Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of North Delhi, Mr. Ravinder Saini,Sanitary Superintendent, K.C. Sharma; Ms. Bhanu Prabha, IAS and Leaders For Tomorrow Founder, Mr.Binoy Job. The event was organised with the support of the Delhi Police and MCD.
The students who were divided into various groups walked around the campus, cleaning the roads, along with preventing others from littering. A freeze 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.
“It is a symbolic event aimed to inspire the youth to be the change and create a litter-free environment. The presence of so many youth here today, who have voluntarily come together shows that the youth want to make a difference and that we are willing to work towards creating a better world.” said Neha Tewari, one of the lead organising team members of the event.
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.
ABOUT LEADERS FOR TOMORROW:
Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) Foundation is a not for profit youth movement working with 22,000 college students from 110 college campuses of Delhi NCR; to awaken their social consciousness and encourage them in volunteerism and skill development. LFT in the campuses conduct social action events and leadership programmes to create true LEADERS FOR TOMORROW!