As part of the SWACHHTA 2.0 campaign, Army personnel from the Pangode Military Station here carried out a cleanliness drive near the Sree Padmanabhaswami temple on Saturday. Pangode military station commander Brigadier Lalit Sharma and more than 200 Army personnel and representatives of the temple trust participated in the drive.
The volunteers cleaned up the neighbourhood at the four entrances to the temple. The temple ponds were cleared of waste. Army boats were utilised to clean the ponds. A total of 500 kg of plastic and other non- degradable waste materials were collected during the drive, a press note issued here said.