New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised national senior football team members for their participation in the government's cleanliness campaign 'Swachhata Hi Seva'.
The Indian footballers and the support staff took part in the campaign in Mumbai. They are in Mumbai to prepare for the 2019 Asian Cup qualifying round match against Macau on 11 October.
The Twitter handle of the team and the All India Football Federation (AIFF) uploaded the pictures of some players taking part in the cleanliness drive. National coach Stephen Constantine also participated in the event.
"Well, our Senior Team have shared a hand in the #SwachhataHiSeva movement. Good work lads #BackTheBlue," the message along with the picture said.
To this, PM Modi replied on his official personal handle, saying: "Wonderful effort by our sportspersons to spread the message of #SwachhataHiSeva."
The fortnight from 15 September till Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October is being celebrated as 'Swachhta Hi Seva'.
Updated Date: Sep 30, 2017 00:18 AM