As part of The Hindu's My Chennai My Right campaign, workshops were conducted in Adyar on Saturday, September 7, and in Nungambakkam on Sunday, September 8. Speakers at the Clean Chennai @ Home workshops were Navneeth Raghavan an environment and waste management consultant, Preethi Sukumaran and Srinivas Krishnaswamy, co-founders of Krya consumer products. Photos by S.S. Kumar and M. Karunakaran
As part of The Hindu's My Chennai My Right campaign, we bring Clean Chennai to your homes, literally. The first Clean Chennai @ Home workshop was conducted in Adyar on Saturday, September 7, by experts Navneeth Raghavan, Preethi Sukumaran and Srinivas Krishnaswamy. Watch a short video of the proceedings as shot by our photographer M. Karunakaran
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