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Sweeping change: How Maratha Kranti Morcha volunteers, BMC workers kept Mumbai roads clean

What is notable is that these workers started operations as soon as protesters passed by, and before the march had even ended in Mumbai

mumbai Updated: Aug 10, 2017 14:39 IST
HT Correspondent
BMC workers gather mounds of garbage to be disposed of on Wednesday.
BMC workers gather mounds of garbage to be disposed of on Wednesday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Around 3,500 Maratha Kranti Morcha volunteers started cleaning up garbage left behind by protesters on Wednesday afternoon.

Heaps of plastic glasses strewn around CST on Wednesday. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)

A code of conduct for the community members participating in the march was issued on Tuesday, asking them to dispose of garbage strewn on Mumbai’s streets.

A BMC worker picks up plastic waste at Azad Maidan. (Pratik Chorge/HT)

What is notable is that these workers started operations as soon as protesters passed by, and before the march had even ended.

BMC workers ensuring that the roads leading to CST are spick and span. (Pratik Chorge/HT)

Usually, the city’s streets are cleaned the next day.

The civic body got to work as soon as the 2 lakh participants finished their march. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)

As many as 23 extra workers were deployed to clean CST of trash following the protest.