TN govt ropes in Shruti, Sivakumar for a causePublished: November 4, 2015
The Tamil Nadu government has made use of the popularity of Shruti Haasan and Sivakumar to create awareness among people on Safe Deepavali and Dengue, respectively.
A video featuring Shruti, in which she describes in a detail manner do’s and don’ts while bursting fire crackers, has been launched recently. The clipping, which is currently getting viral on the social media, will soon be screened at theatres, schools, colleges and other public places.
The video was an initiative by Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services department. Meanwhile, a documentary featuring veteran Sivakumar has been shot to tell people how to prevent diseases like dengue during rainy season.
The clipping, which has inputs from doctors and Sivakumar, asks the public to take some preventive measures. It also urges them not to get panic in case of fever and lists out various steps taken by the government. It suggests Nilavembu neer and Papaya leaves juice as effective medicines.