Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar who flagged-off the CRPF ‘Run for Unity’ half-marathon from the JLN Stadium on Sunday said, “Outdoor sports and activity is very essential as this ensures that the health of the nation remains good. As our Prime Minister has given a call to all of us to create a clean India, I would urge you to also build a healthy body. Clean surroundings and healthy body keep the nation fit”.
Sachin was one among the nine icons who were chosen by Modi to take forward the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat’.
CRPF officials said that the, ‘cricket icon’ came to the national capital just for this event and he flew out in 2 hours’ time.
“You are the protectors of this nation. We are able to celebrate festivals at home with our families because you make the sacrifice and render your duties by remaining away from your homes and families during these happy times”.