The TV actress who played Cleopatra in Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s ‘Porus’ is currently hosting a television show based on river Ganga, initiated by ‘Namami Ganga’ project. It is a quiz show where Priyanka Chand will interact with brilliant students from all over India. The actress felt privileged to host the show and raise awareness to save the holy river.
Priyanka started her career as an RJ and later did commercial shows like ‘Sab Golmaal Hai’, ‘Manmarziyan’, etc. The actress spilled some information about the show and cited, ”Our show ‘Meri Ganga Quiz’ is a 16 episode series, which is recently launched by Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Col Rajyavardhan Rathore. It is based on the Prime Minister’s National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) ‘Namami Gange’ campaign. The show’s main motto is to create awareness and familiarize the youth about the rich heritage of Mother Ganga and safeguarding the measures to prevent her from the dangers of present-day pollution.”
Priyanka while sharing her experience said, “Nature fuels my soul. I am passionate about ecological conservation. Since mother Ganga originates from my native place Uttarakhand, hence she holds a special place in my heart, and it is my pure privilege to be able to be a conduit to awaken the youth and masses via this show, about our deep undying historical, cultural and emotional connection with the holy river to rejuvenate, regenerate and save her by restoring her bygone glory and save our generations henceforth. I had a thrilling time with all the bright students. Many had an artistic flair and sang songs, wrote poetries, played musical instruments, whose talents I made sure to showcase in the show.”
Later the actress appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for initiating the ‘Namami Gange’ project, is honored to associate her with the cause. ”Its a much needed thoughtful move by the Indian government and I’m hopeful that people will do their bit now to make it a success. As for me, this show is my homage to Ganga,” concluded the actress.