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*Actors Umesh Pherwani and Hrishita Bhatt joined the initiative to spread
awareness about solar lanterns in Powai*
Bollywood celebrities gave become the unspoken Gods of the country. The
kind of devotion the public worships them with is something beyond the
level of understanding. One of the best ways in which Bollywood is
affecting their lives is by spreading awareness about some of the most
crucial concerns of the society.
Two amongst the few celebrities basking on the glory of their tremendous
career in Bollywood are *Actors Umesh Pherwani and Hrishitta Bhatt* who
came forth in order to launch Solar Lanterns and spread awareness about
Proud to be a part of such an initiative, *Umesh Pherwani* says “*We as
celebrities have the power to reach out to the maximum no. of people hence
why not use this as an asset and spread awareness about some essential
concerns of the society and take the necessary steps towards the
eradication of the problems. I am absolutely privileged to be considered
for this cause and propel the people to join hands and participate and do
Honored to be a part of the initiative *Hrishitta Bhatt *says “*We need to
be the change we want to see. We ourselves need to take mandatory steps to
overcome the issues that prevail on the environment front. Every citizen of
the country should hold a vision of better tomorrow and do their smallest
bit, because every bit counts. I am privileged to be chosen for the launch
of Solar Lantern, it will surely do benefit to the society*”.
Not many from the city took part in the global 60+ Earth Hour, under which
lights were to be put out between 8.30pm and 9.30pm to save energy. The
city managed to save only 40MW, according to the data obtained by Tata
Power officials using the power system control centre.
While Tata Power consumers saved 14MW, Reliance Energy consumers from the
suburbs saved 8MW, much lower than last year’s 14.5MW. There was no data
available on the energy saved by the BEST.
However, not everyone ignored the initiative. Three hundred people along
with *Actors Umesh Pherwani and Hrishitta Bhatt* took part in a
candle-light vigil organized by the Young Environmentalists Programme and
launched Solar Lanterns, a not-for-profit.
Bollywood celebrities have been long known for promoting awareness and
supporting social causes that need immediate attention.