In the coming days, the country will commemorate Gandhi Jayanti.An Inspiration to billions across generations and borders, Mahatma Gandhi recognized that the attitude towards cleanliness also reflects ones attitude towards the society. Bapu believed in achieving cleanliness through community perception.
In context to the same Anjum Chopra, former captain of the Indian Women Cricket team was invited to lend her support to the “Swachhata Hi Seva “movement and dedicate her time for the cause of Swachh Bharat by the Prime Minister Office.( The Letter is attached for your reference ).
Today, Anjum Chopra initiated the campaign “Swachhata Hi Seva" at her village in Faridabad at Government High School, Anangpur Village in Surajkund – Badkal road.
On the occasion Anjum Chopra says “I am enthralled to be a part of the Swachh Bharat, with the campaign we can encourage wide spread support for, and participation in cleanliness initiatives across India”.
About Anjum Chopra
A veteran of over 3000 international runs, a World Cup runner-up medalist, she is empaneled by the ICC (International cricket council) to lend her voice and share her expertise during the ICC Women’s World Cup from 24th June- 23r July,2017. Her deep knowledge about the game would add intensity to the most awaited upcoming matches.
The World Cup scheduled at Bristol between New Zealand vs Sri Lanka and England vs India at Derby will really stand out in your memory, if you see them through the eyes of this witty sportsperson who always adds an adequate dash of humor to many serious sports discussions.
Her affair with cricket began when she was just 9 years old and since then there is no looking back. With a career spanning over 17 years in international cricket, Anjum has scaled greater heights. She has played six World Cups (four 50 over and two T20 World Cups).
The Marylebone Cricket Club, residents of Lord's cricket ground at St John's Wood in London and lawmakers of the game, awarded Anjum Chopra an honorary life membership, making her the first Indian woman cricketer to receive the honor.