Ajinkya Rahane has joined the list of celebritities to endorse and support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Swachhata hi Seva” mission.
The Mumbai batsman has received an invite to “support the Swachhaa hi Seva movement and dedicate some time for the cause of a swachh Bharat”.
Rahane immediately gave his node and joined the galaxy of celebrities like Sachin Tendulkar, Mega star Rajnikant, Khiladi Kumar Akshay and Anushka Sharma. The dependable batsman took to twitter to confirm his participation in the mission for a clean India.
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) September 22, 2017
Rahane has shared PM’s letter of 9 September on twitter, which the PM has written “I personally invite you to lend your support to the ‘Swachhata hi Seva movement and dedicate some time for the cause of Swachh Bharat. Your participation will further inspire others to be part of the movement.”
“A clean India is the most noble service we can do to the poor, downtrodden and the marginalized,” the letter stated in bold highlighted letters. “Unclean surroundings adversely impact the weaker section of society even more.”
“Bapu also believed strongly that Swachhata is for each of us to practice. Let us ensure that the coming days are about living the Mantra of “Swachhata Hi Seva”. Leading up to Gandhi Jayanti, we can encourage widespread support for, and participation in cleanliness initiatives across India,” the PM said.
Rahane is presently a part of the Indian team that is facing Australia in five-match ODI series.