Kohli for a social cause- Supports Anti-drugs campaign
Ahead of the decider match against New Zealand, Indian Captain, Virat Kohli came forward for a social cause. He urged thousands of school kids to stay away from drugs and drug abuse.
Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, State DGP Loknath Behara and three Indian team members which included, Dinesh Karthik and Akshar Patel were also among those who took part in the oath ceremony with the children at a fully packed Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium.
It was an inaugural ceremony to the anti-drug campaign by the police department of Kerala. They gave “Yes to Cricket and No to Drugs”, as a title to it.
Chief Minister along with Kohli released the pink balloons and a special poster cover.
Due to the increasing cases of drug abuse across our country and also in Kerala, the police department took initiative to bring awareness to the young generation.
One of the senior police officers said to the media that cricket is a favorite sport in India, Kohli is a youth icon, and if cricketers like him speak about it, it will make a big influence on youth, hence they decided to make use of this opportunity to spread the message.
Kohli is a hero both and off the field and hopefully, he makes a great role model by promoting to No drug campaign.
Posted November 6, 2017 (2 weeks ago) at 19:23
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