Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, Karan Kundrra join Goa CM in beach clean-up drive
Tags: Environment State News
Actors Jackie Shroff and Karan Kundrra, on 28 November 2022. Joined Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to launch the state government’s ‘CleanAThon’ initiative, at Miramar Beach in Panjim.
The ‘CleanAThon’ initiative was also joined by the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Phadnavis, Amruta Fadnavis also joined the initiative.
Goa is famous for its beaches and which attracts lakhs of domestic and International tourists. Miramar Beach in Panjim is one of the most popular beaches with tourists.
For this cleanliness drive, several people gathered at the beach, dressed in black and white uniforms, to get rid of the garbage.
It is the smallest state by area of India located along the Arabian Sea coast.
It was earlier a colony of Portugal and the government of India launched operation Vijay to liberate Goa in 1961.
It became a Union Territory in 1962 and became the 25th State of India on 30 May 1987.
When it became a state, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were separated from it and made a Union Territory.
Governor: P S Sreedharan Pillai
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