It was a different Azharuddin that one saw on Sunday. The former Indian cricket team captain was seen handing a helping hand in cleaning the Hussain Sagar Lake. He was the chief guest for the Green Brigade walk with an awareness theme of ‘Fit Hyderabad Swachh Hyderabad’. ‘Save Lake Campaign’ were organized by Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME), Secunderabad.
The events were held in the foreground of the picturesque Hussain Sagar Lake with the active participation of students from Army Public Schools, NCC cadets, Army personnel, youth and general public. About 6000 students and youth formed a human chain all around Hussain Sagar Lake. The 3.5 Kilometer Green Brigade walk was flagged off by former Indian Cricket Captain Mohammad Azharuddin and Seema Singh, Chairperson, Family Welfare Organisation, MCEME encompassing a pulsating walk along the Hussain Sagar Lake covering the route circuit from the EME Sailing Club to Sanjeevaiah Park to promote fitness & health awareness amongst the citizens of the twin-cities. In sync with the citizen driven Swachh Bharat Campaign, the children voluntarily undertook the cleanliness drive promoting ecological awareness, thus, generating active and enthusiastic participation from the on-lookers for a ‘Swachh Hyderabad’ campaign.
The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad will be witnessing the most competitive, prestigious, colourful and glamorous event known as ‘Hyderabad Sailing Week’ with the beautiful sight of colourful sails in the backdrop of Hussain Sagar from 3rd July 2018. The Multiclass National Level Sailing Championship at the Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad, is now in its 33rd year. The event, over the years, has become big attraction for locals and tourist alike. Shri KT Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for IT & Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Telangana State will be the Chief Guest for the opening ceremony. National Sailing Coaching Camp was conducted from 17 Jun 2018 to 30 Jun 2018 as a precursor to the main event. The Hyderabad Sailing Week will also include National level Seminar on ‘Race Management’.