Kolkata, Oct 3: India's Test skipper Virat Kohli along with teammates and BCCI President Anurag Thakur on Sunday swept the stands at the Eden Gardens as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
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Indian cricketers swept the stand after conclusion of third day's play between India and New Zealand to spread the message of cleanliness.
"On the occasion of #GandhiJayanti- BCCI President Lt. @ianuragthakur, @imVkohli & #TeamIndia take part in #SwachhBharatAbhiyan #MyCleanIndia," BCCI posted on its twitter handle with an accompanying video.
Also seen were the likes of Ajunkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma and a few others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India Campaign on this day in 2014.
Here are the images:
Cricketers clean Eden Gardens
On the appeal of PM Narendra Modiji, Indian Cricket team lead by Virat Kohli participated in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at iconic Eden Gardens.
India cricketers clean Eden Gardens
Indian Cricket team lead by Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble participated in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at iconic Eden Gardens.
Anurag Thakur cleans the stands
BCCI chief Anurag Thakur cleans the stands at Eden Gardens to encourage youngsters to keep their surroundings clean.
Virat Kohli and Anurag Thakur interact at Eden
Virat Kohli and Anurag Thakur interact at iconic Eden Gardens after end of day's play.
Anurag Thakur honours Virat Kohli
BCCI President Anurag Thakur and CAB President Sourav Ganguly with Indian Captain Virat Kohli during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.
BCCI shared the video of cricketers cleaning the stands
BCCI shared the video of cricketers cleaning the stands on its Twitter handle.
VVS Laxman lauds India cricketers
Former India cricketer VVS Laxman lauded the effort of Indian cricketers.
Story first published: Monday, October 3, 2016, 11:07 [IST]
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