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12/08/2011: BMC Commissioner and Mayor of Mumbai Vow Pledge against Tobacco.

We are going to celebrate 64th Independence Day, but we have to be independent from Tobacco and get united for the fight against Cancer, with this point in mind “Voice Against Tobacco” has organised a programme.

"BE INDEPENDENT FROM TOBACCO FROM THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY".

The programme was organised in co-ordination with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. The Giant size dummy cigarettes and pledge forms were provided at all the ward offices, The students of Government Dental college have volunteered at all the 24 ward office of BMC. The finale function was organised at BMC Head quarters, CST where the Mayor of Mumbai, Smt Shraddha Jadhav, Municipal Commissioner Shri Subodh Kumar, Dy. Mayor Smt. Shailaja Girkar, Addl. Municipal Commissioner Mrs. Manisha Mhaiskar have jointly signed the giant size dummy Cigarettes and have taken the pledge and support the cause. The function was very well attended by Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mr.Vincent Nazareth, BMC officers and staff members and visitors signed and also took pledge.

Dr Ram Barot, Project Co-ordinator gave brief outline of the project. Everybody appreciated the awareness campaign of Voice Against Tobacco and particularly the Project Convener Dr Khyati Thanawala and Chairman Mr Umesh Thanawala. Ashish Pokale and Bharat Purohit of Janpoll.com an online partner had publicized the event through various sites. The project was sponsored by Rajesh Vardhan of Vardhman Group.

Caption Of Photo-1
Seen in the pictures are From L to R.
  1. Addl. Municipal Commissioner - Manisha Mhaiskar.
  2. Ex- Dy. Mayor-Dr. Ram Barot.
  3. Mayor of Mumbai- Mrs. Shraddha Jadhav.
  4. BMC Commissioner- Mr. Subodh Kumar.
  5. Chairman Of V.A.T- Mr. Umesh Thanawala.
  6. Trustee of V.A.T- Mr. Upendra Thanawala.
Caption of Photo- 2.
Seen in the pictures are From L to R.
  1. Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi of Tata Memorial Hospital.
  2. Addl. Municipal Commissioner - Manisha Mhaiskar.
  3. Ex- Dy. Mayor-Dr. Ram Barot.
  4. Mayor of Mumbai- Mrs. Shraddha Jadhav.
  5. BMC Commissioner- Mr. Subodh Kumar.
  6. Chairman Of V.A.T- Mr. Umesh Thanawala.
  7. Trustee of V.A.T- Mr. Upendra Thanawala.