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Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif’s message against smoking on No Tobacco Day

Former Indian cricket team opener Virender Sehwag said smoking is equivalent to pollution while Mohammad Kaif asked people to quit the habit ASAP on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

cricket Updated: May 31, 2017 13:25 IST
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World No Tobacco Day
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe and spread the message to quit smoking permanently. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Former Indian cricket team players put out a strong message to the society to give up smoking and adapt to eco-friendly ways on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday.

Former Indian cricket team opener Virender Sehwag said smoking is equivalent to pollution. He posted a picture of gas emitted out of a car with a tweet stating: “Please be eco-friendly. Don’t emit smoke out of yourself like this car. Apne mooh se pollution mat failao.”

One of India’s finest fielders Mohammad Kaif was more upfront in urging to quit smoking. “Normally don’t like telling people to do this or that, but request all those who Smoke to have the will-power & give it up,” he tweeted.